Convenience Center Site 2

Open daily, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Wake County residents only.

Convenience Center Site 2 Old Smithfield Rd

Site 2: 6120 Old Smithfield Road, Apex, NC 27539. 

Real-Time Camera Feed

Live video footage is provided by Wake County as an added service to give residents a chance to check on real-time capacity levels of the waste containers before making a trip to our convenience centers. By clicking the button to view the camera feeds, you are acknowledging that Wake County makes no guarantee of availability or capacity once residents arrive to drop off recycling or waste.

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Acceptable Items

Cardboard Items


Clean, dry, flattened, all packing materials removed.



Clean, dry and reusable clothing and shoes only. No linens. Bag all items.

Construction Waste

Construction Debris

Wood, drywall, shingles, carpet, tiles. No concrete or pavers. Homeowners only. Contractors and tenants refer to Resources page for list of private Construction and Demolition Landfills.

Food ASte

Food Waste

Food scraps and leftovers; fruits and vegetables, tea leaves, coffee grounds, baked goods, eggs and dairy, cooked meats, pizza boxes, paper towels and paper plates. NO raw meat. No food packaging.

Garbage, trash, waste


Household trash, furniture, mattresses. Under 8 feet long or wide.

Mixed recycling

Mixed Recycling

Metal: food and drink cans. Glass: bottles and jars. Mixed paper: paperboard, food and beverage cartons, junk mail, newspapers, phone books and magazines (no shredded paper). Plastic: bottles, jugs, jars and tubs (caps on, no foam). Keep loose, DO NOT BAG. 

Oyster Shells

Oyster Shells

From homes and restaurants.

Scrap metal

Scrap Metal

Bicycles, grills, sinks, ladders, pipes, rims, push mowers (remove fluids). 

Don't See Your Item?

Search by material and locate where to recycle or dispose of items with the drop-off locator.