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.
The Wilkes County Landfill is open Monday - Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
All Commercial Loads, Construction and Demolition, Brush, Pallets and Animal Carcasses will not be accepted after 5:00 pm daily.

Wilkes County Waste Only


  • All waste accepted is subject to a screening procedure before accepting!
  • No Liquid or Hazardous Waste will be accepted!
Wilkes County Landfill Building

Wilkes County Landfill Charges


  • Solid Waste - $43 per ton
  • Shingles - $38 per ton
  • Asbestos - $43 per ton
  • Commercial Glass - $39 per ton
  • Mobile Home - $180 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 per TV
  • All Televisions over 32 inch - $8 per TV
  • Computer Monitors - $7 per Monitor
  • Miscellaneous Items - $1 per item
    Includes: hard drives, modems, plug and play devices, desktop printers & copiers, VCR's, DVD players, fax machines, and small electronic house hold appliances.

Fluorescent Bulb Disposal Fees


  • 2 feet - $.50 per bulb
  • 4 to 8 feet - $1 per bulb
  • CFL - $.10 per bulb Pricing Subject to change with notice

 

Recyclable Materials Accepted at No Charge


 

  • Aluminum and Steel Cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries (Auto and Household)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Newspaper, Magazines and Cardboard
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic bottles (rim must be smaller than the bottle and have a screw top opening Number 2-7)
  • Tires (Off rim)
  • Used Motor Oil and Filter
  • White goods (refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers and hot water heaters)

Additional Information


For information regarding garbage and recycling services within the Town of Wilkesboro
please call 336-838-0188, for the Town of North Wilkesboro please call 336-667-7129, and for the Town of Ronda 336-835-2061

If you witness someone toss or loose trash from their vehicle or garbage truck you may contact:
  • Highway Patrol: (336) 667-1236
  • Call the waste management company to "voice your displeasure"
  • DOT Customer Service Office (877) 368-4968 and fill out a Swat-A-Litterbug report.
  • Contact DOT Adopt-A-Highway program and help keep our roadways clean (336) 903-9154

Roadside litter (bags of trash, bulky items) and animal carcasses in the highway and right-of-way on rural roads.

  • NC Department of Transportation: (336) 903-9154