South Wake Landfill Tour

Landfill Tours, with illustration of garbage truck, trash bag, piles of trash and seagulls

About This Event

Have you ever wondered what happens to your trash when it leaves the curb? Collection day is the first day in a long life for your trash. Join staff on a FREE tour of the South Wake Landfill to find out how Wake County Waste Management Division safeguards the environment and public health by safely disposing of over 1.1 million people's garbage. On the tour, you will also learn:

  • How Wake County is using household trash to make energy
  • Where you can recycle additional items, not picked up at the curb
  • Where to dispose of harmful household items safely
  • How to reduce waste at home, school or work

Registration Required. Age restrictions apply. Attendance required to receive waste reduction gift.

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Recycling & Waste Disposal


Public Programs


All Ages
June 10, 2023
9:30 am to 11:00 am