Site Location
6130 Old Smithfield Road
Apex, NC  27539


The South Wake Landfill Northeast District Improvements Project includes renovations and capacity increases to the convenience center, household hazardous waste and the multi-material facility. A new site layout will provide enhanced circulation and directional signage that will improve overall customer service and use efficiency. A new field office building will be provided for staff offices as well as for educational use for school groups, including facility and landfill tours. Green strategies in the project include LED lighting, high-efficiency HVAC systems, regional and recycled materials used in the site products and interior finishes, rain gardens, and native and drought-tolerant landscaping.
View a video about the project here.


Site Acreage​: 145 acres
Parking: 60 spaces including customer and service vehicles
Programs Offered: ​Solid Waste Convenience Center, Household Hazardous Waste, Multi-Material, and tire drop-off facilities
Engineer: CDM Smith
Projected Completion:


Summer 2018

Current Phase: Construction

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