The South Wake Landfill provides solid waste disposal for Wake County residents and businesses. This includes a long-term Interlocal Agreement (ILA) with municipalities and a Landfill Services contract with Waste Industries, Inc., for the construction and operation of the landfill.

The South Wake Landfill is located at 6300 Old Smithfield Road, Apex. View hours of operation and acceptable items

View household trash and recycling drop-off information.

If you would like to report an odor issue, please complete the odor complaint form. All submitted forms will be reviewed by Wake County Solid Waste staff and the landfill operator.

Wake County Solid Waste Management Division also offers public tours of the South Wake Landfill. Register here.

The South Wake Landfill Citizens Committee consists of members of the residential and business community in the vicinity of the South Wake Landfill, and is  sponsored by the Wake County Solid Waste Management Division.

Stay connected to what's going on at the South Wake Landfill by subscribing to receive the South Wake Landfill eNewsletter. To view previous editions click on the links below:

Have questions or need more information, contact Roy Baldwin.