Multi-Material Recycling Facilities accept waste that is banned from being disposed in landfills. The facilities accept materials from Wake County businesses and residents.

Locations and Hours of Operation:

Please note that the East Wake Facility is open Saturday and Sunday only.

North Wake: 9029 Deponie Drive, Raleigh [map], 919-845-4540
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

South Wake: 6130 Old Smithfield Road, Apex [map], 919-532-9444
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

East Wake: 5051 Wendell Blvd. / Business 64, Wendell [map], 919-365-6650
Hours: Saturday–Sunday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 

Operational Information:

  • Open to Wake County residents and businesses only

  • Closed: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (at noon) and Christmas Day

Acceptable Items:

​Appliances (White Goods)

air conditioners, dish washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, washing machines, water heaters

Cardboard​ ​corrugated cardboard
​Cell Phone
commingled.png Clothing ​ ​clothing, shoes, books
Child Items
car seats, strollers, toys
Cooking Oil
vegetable oil
Disks and Tapes CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes
Electronics ​Any corded electronic device, computers, game consoles, printers, copiers, small appliances, audio/video players, televisions
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​Mixed Recycling (Aluminum, Glass, Paper, Plastic) Aluminum cans & foil, Cartons (aseptic containers), Glass bottles & jars, Magazines, Newspapers, Paper board, Chip board, Phone books, Mixed paper, Metal food cans, Plastic bottles, Plastic jugs (caps ok)

Motor Oil & Oil Filters
​Rigid Plastic ​plastic baskets, buckets, crates, garbage cans, plastic furniture, recycling bins 
metals.jpg ​Scrap Metal

​bicycles, buckets, frames, mixed metals, pipes, sinks


​If you have 5 or more tires you must bring a completed North Carolina Scrap Tire Certification Form (.pdf)

If you are bringing more than 30 tires to the South Wake Facility, you must call ahead and make an appointment at 919-387-4312. 

​Wood Pallets ​Limit 10 pallets per customer. Broken pallets are not accepted. If you are bringing more than 10 pallets, you must call ahead and make an appointment.
Please note that scavenging or removal of items from Wake County Solid Waste Facilities is strictly prohibited.  

Have questions or need more information? Contact Meghan Baldwin or call 919-856-7400.