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.
COVID-19 Service Update
All Wake County Solid Waste facilities are currently open and operating on regular schedules. Any closures and limitations 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.
Email: [email protected]
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.