Waste & Recycling

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.

Service Update

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.

Waste & Recycling Facilities

Contact Us

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.
Email: john.roberson@wakegov.com

Download a guide to all Wake County Waste and Recycling Drop-off Facilities.

Facilities Hours of Operations

All facilities are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (at noon) and Christmas Day.