Landfill Services & Prices
60,000 tons of trash is brought to the Wilkes County Landfill annually.
(**The Wilkes County Landfill no longer accepts swapping recyclables for trash**)
**Wilkes County Waste Only**
All waste accepted are subject to a screening procedure before accepting!
No Liquid or Hazardous Waste will be accepted!
Recyclable Materials Accepted at no charge:
- Aluminum and Steel Cans
- Used Motor Oil and Filters
- Newspaper, Magazines and Cardboard
- Batteries (Auto and Household)
- Glass Bottles and Jars
- Plastic bottles (rim must be smaller than the bottle and have a screw top opening # 2-7)
- Plastic Bags
- Tires (Off rim)
- White goods (refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers and hot water heaters)
Wilkes County Landfill Charges
- Solid Waste - $41.00 per ton
- Shingles - $36.00 per ton
- Asbestos - $41.00 per ton
- Commercial Glass - $39.00 per ton
- Mobile Home - $176.00 per unit – Must be empty
Per Bag Rates:
- 13 gallon - $.35
- 30 gallon - $.65
- Over 30 gallon - $1.15
Electronic Disposal Fees
- All Televisions 32 inch and under - $6.00 per TV
- All Televisions over 32 inch - $8.00 per TV
- Computer Monitors - $7.00 per Monitor
- Miscellaneous Items - $1.00 per item
Includes: hard drives, modems, plug & play devices, desktop printers & copiers, VCR’s, DVD players, fax machines, and small electronic house hold appliances.
Fluorescent Bulb Disposal Fees:
- 4 to 8 ft - $1.00 per bulb
- 2 ft - $.50 per bulb
- CFL - $.10 per bulb Pricing Subject to change with notice
The Wilkes County Landfill is open Monday - Saturday from 7:00am to 6:00pm.
Commercial Loads, Construction and Demolition loads will not be accepted after 5:00 pm daily.
What can I Recycle & Where?
All tires (off rim), cardboard, aluminum & steel cans, mixed paper, mixed residential glass, plastic bottles, oil, oil filters, antifreeze, batteries, white goods and mercury containing thermostats are accepted Free of charge at the landfill and convenience centers.
PO Box 389
9219 Elkin Highway
Roaring River, NC 28669
Office (336) 696-3867
Fax (336) 696-2923
For information regarding garbage and recycling services within the Town of Wilkesboro
please call (336) 838-0188 and for the Town of N. Wilkesboro please call (336) 667-7129.