Studies and Reports
Yard waste collection is provided curbside by many of the municipalities in Wake County. The following locations accept yard waste. Please contact the facility for disposal fees and hours of operation.
Construction and Demolition Debris
Construction and demolition (C&D) debris consist of building materials such as lumber, drywall, roofing, etc. Wake County ONLY accepts C&D waste from Wake County homeowners (this excludes tenants and contractors working for homeowners). Commercial C&D debris, including C&D waste coming from a Wake County home via tenants and hired contractors, is NOT accepted at any County-operated facility.
The following private facilities accept construction and demolition debris waste. Please contact the facility for disposal fees and hours of operation.
Capital Waste C&D Transfer Station
424 Warehouse Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610
Durant Road Construction & Demolition Transfer Station
9220 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC 27610
Greenway Waste Solutions of Apex
5940 Old Smithfield Road, Apex, NC 27539
Material Recovery C&D Landfill
2600 Brownfield Road, Raleigh, NC 27610
421 Raleigh View Road, Raleigh, NC 27610
Red Rock Construction & Demolition Landfill
7130 New Landfill Drive, Holly Springs, NC 27540
Republic Services Transfer Station
5565 Thornton Road, Raleigh, NC 27616
4724 Smithfield Road, Wendell, NC 27591
Wake County Solid Waste Management Division Ordinance
Ordinances governing Solid Waste Management in Wake County are located in the online ordinance site.
View the Solid Waste Ordinance here.
From the table of contents section located to the left, you can also view the following ordinances:
Wake County Littering Ordinance (§ 50.19)
Drop-off Locations for Businesses
Wake County businesses can get rid of the following materials at the following Wake County Solid Waste facilities.
R = RECYCLED
RU = REUSED
D = DISPOSED
|Multi-Material Recycling Facilities||Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Facilities|
|Aluminum (Cans, foil, trays with no food residue)||R|
|Appliances (AC units, refrigerators, washer/dryer, water heaters, etc.)||R|
|Books (Text, hard cover, or soft cover)||RU|
|Cartons (Juice, milk, soup cartons)||R|
|Chipboard & SBS Board (Cereal, snack and shoe boxes)||R|
|Clothing & Shoes||RU|
|Computer Equipment (CPU's, monitors, laptops, printers, peripherals)||R|
|Electronics (Any electronic device with a cord)||R|
disposal fees apply
disposal fees apply
|Glass (Bottles and jars, any color)||R|
|Motor Oil & Oil Filters||R|
|Paper (Catalogs, mail, newspaper, office paper, etc.)||R|
|Plastic (Bottles, tubs, jugs, jars
(NO Styrofoam, NO bags)
|Rigid Plastics (5 Gallon Buckets, Soda Crates, Plastic Baskets & Lawn Furniture, Carts & Garbage Cans (without metal or wheels attached.)||R|
|Scrap Metal (Bicycles, framing, grills, mowers, pipes, etc.)||R|
|Steel Food Cans||R|
Municipal Curbside Collection
Wake County Solid Waste operates garbage and recycling drop off locations throughout the County. If you live within the city or town limits, your garbage and recycling collection is coordinated by the municipality. For more information about this service, please select your town/city from the list below.