Non Accepted Materials

Non Acceptable Materials that are considered trash include:

  • Plastic Bowls, Margarine, cool-whip, forks, spoons, knives, etc.
  • Paper Plates
  • Yogurt Cups
  • Frosen Food Trays, No Food Containers
  • Siz Pack Rings
  • Wax Coated Pasteboard/Cardboard
  • Greasy Boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Salad or cake containers
  • Motor Oil Container
  • PVC Pipe
  • Lawn Furniture
  • Wood waste
  • No Prescription medicine bottles (orange)

NC State Mandate Landfill Banned Items:

Wilkes County Landfill will accept these items. Tipping Fees or Per Item Fees Apply.

  • Used Motor Oil (Residential Only/No Charge)
  • Yard Trash (grass clippings, brush) Tipping Fees Apply
  • White Goods (Appliances) No Charge
  • Antifreeze (Residential only / No charge)
  • Aluminum Cans / No charge
  • Whole Scrap Tires / No charge
  • Lead-acid Batteries / No charge
  • Beverage Containers (ABC Permit Holders Tipping Fees Apply)
  • Oil Filters (Residential Only / No Charge)
  • Plastic Bottles / No Charge
  • Wooden Pallets (Tipping Fees Apply)
  • Oyster Shells
  • Computer Equipment / Per Item Fees Apply
  • Televisions / Per Item Fees Apply
  • Fluorescent Bulbs / Per Item Fees Apply
  • Mercury Thermostats / No Charge

To schedule inmates to pick up litter along a road.

  • Department of Correction: (336) 667-4533

For information regarding garbage, recycling and roadside litter complaints in town limits

  • Town of North Wilkesboro: (336) 667-7129
  • Town of Wilkesboro: (336) 838-0188
  • Town of Ronda: (336) 835-2061