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

COVID-19 UPDATE: New Hours on Sundays at East Wake. East Wake Multi-Material will operate from noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. North and South Wake Facilities are operating on normal schedules. Please maintain six feet of space from other customers and site attendants.

Locations and Hours of Operation:

North Wake
9029 Deponie Drive, Raleigh
Hours: Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

South Wake
6130 Old Smithfield Road, Apex

Hours: Monday–Saturday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

East Wake
5051 Wendell Blvd. / Business 64, Wendell 

Hours: Saturday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m,. & Sunday, noon–4 p.m. (Note new operating hours on Sundays)

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:

Please note that scavenging or removal of any items from Wake County Solid Waste Facilities is strictly prohibited.  

​Appliances (White Goods)

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

Cardboard​ ​corrugated cardboard
​Cell Phone
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, plant pots 
metals.jpg ​Scrap Metal

​bicycles, buckets, frames, mixed metals, pipes, sinks, push mowers and other small engine equipment (oil and gas removed)


Rims must be removed

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

Wood Pallets
Must be whole pallets. Broken pallets not accepted.

Please note that scavenging or removal of any items from Wake County Solid Waste Facilities is strictly prohibited.