Waste & Recycling

Our Solid Waste Team provides waste disposal and recycling drop-off services to residents and businesses in Wake County, along with award-winning education programs. Last year, the South Wake Landfill accepted 530,741 tons of garbage, and our Waste & Recycling facilities recycled 40,751 tons of materials!

Service Updates

All Wake County Solid Waste facilities are operating on normal schedules.    

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Waste & Recycling Facilities

Contact Us

Customer Support – General Information
919-856-7400 Monday–Friday
Phone Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Solid Waste Director
John Roberson, P.E.

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Facilities Hours of Operations

All facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (at noon) and Christmas Day.