Fees & Payment Methods for Haulers

The South Wake Landfill is permitted to accept municipal solid waste. That includes residential waste from households and commercial waste from businesses. 

Organizations with more than 40 mattresses or box springs per day need to schedule an appointment.  Contact Joseph Fitzpatrick, 919-856-6431 or joseph.fitzpatrick@wake.gov.

Tipping Fees

  • Municipal Solid Waste: $37 per ton.
    • Includes a $2 per ton State of North Carolina excise tax.
  • Corrugated Cardboard: $62 per ton.
    • Surcharge applies to loads made up of 10% or more of corrugated cardboard.

Payment Methods

The South Wake Landfill accepts payments by cash, check, credit card (up to $200 - VISA, Mastercard, Discover, Google Pay, Apple Pay) or through a Wake County credit account (customers invoiced monthly).

For more info on how to pay with a check, refer to the Wake County Check Acceptance Policy.

To open a credit account with Wake County, complete the Landfill Credit Application. Submit your completed application following the directions at the top of the application.

Questions? Email Scale House & Administrative Supervisor Stephanie Garehan.