landfillThe 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

Please note that the landfill is designed to accept waste from commercial businesses. View household trash and recycling drop-off information.

If you would like to report an odor issue please use our new odor reporting tool through Envirosuite. All submitted reports will be reviewed by Wake County Solid Waste staff and the landfill operator. Learn more about strategies to reduce the occurrence of odors in the 2020 South Wake Landfill Odor Management and Control Plan.

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 follow the links below:

View more information about household trash and recycling.

Have questions or need more information, contact Roy Baldwin.