Wake County’s Solid Waste Management Division provides waste disposal and recycling services to residents and businesses in Wake County, as well as an array of award-winning outreach and education programs. Last year, the division landfilled 557,000 tons of garbage and collected 38,000 tons of materials for recycling at drop-off sites.
All Wake County Solid Waste Facilities are currently open and operating on normal schedules. Any closures, limitations or changes to services will be posted here.
Customer Support – General Information
919-856-7400 Monday - Friday
Phone Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Solid Waste Director
John Roberson, P.E.
Download a guide to all Wake County Waste and Recycling Drop-off Facilities.
All facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (at noon) and Christmas Day.