The following guidelines tell you what items can be accepted by Edgecombe County Solid Waste, and where they can be accepted. This covers the most commonly disposed items, but is not an exhaustive list. If you have questions, contact us at (252) 827-4253.
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS: These items must be taken to the C&D Landfill at 2861 Colonial Road. A tipping fee applies.
WOOD COMMODES FLOORING
GUTTERING PVC PIPE PLYWOOD
PANELING TUBS ROOFING MATERIAL
CERAMIC TILE ASBESTOS COUNTER TOPS
SHINGLES BALLAST AC/HEAT DUCT
DOOR CEILING TILE PLASTER
WINDOW CONCRETE ROCKS
GYPSUM CINDER BLOCKS RAIL ROAD TIES
WALL BOARD BRICKS PVC PIPE
PLUMBING FIXTURES INSULATION LINOLEUM
VANITIES HOUSE SIDING
Important Notice! C&D debris in an amount that does not exceed what will fit into a 50-gallon trash can be accepted at the convenience sites. More than that must be taken to the landfill at 2861 Colonial Road.
BROWN GOODS: In addition to household garbage, these following brown good items are accepted the Recycling/Convenience Sites.
EMPTY or DRY PAINT CANS FLOWER POTS SHINY OR WAX COATED BOX
PLASTIC STORAGE CONTAINERS MIRRORS BOX SPRINGS
CONTAINERS HOUSEHOLD ITEMS WATER HOSE
HARD COVER BOOKS YARD FURNITURE MATTRESSES
POOL PUMPS DISHES FURNITURE
SWIMMING POOLS TOYS
Banned Materials (Must Be Recycled): By State law, the following items are banned from being buried in any landfill. They must be separated from other trash and recycled. We do accept them at our Recycling/Convenience Sites and the attendant will show you where they are to be properly placed.
Electronics (Tv’s, computers, etc)
ABC Beverage Containers
Fluorescent bulbs, CFL’s & other lamps containing mercury
Recycling/Convenience Site Locations" Our sites are open Monday - Saturday 7am-6pm & Sunday 2pm -6pm
Baie Rd. - 349 Baie Rd. - Rocky Mount 252-446-7895
Burnette Farm - 46 Burnette Farm Rd. - Tarboro 252-823-1729
Colonial Rd. 2797 Colonial Rd. - Tarboro 252-827-5422
Dickens Rd. - 1424 Dickens Rd. - Speed 252-641-1234
Gay Rd. - 1542 Gay Rd. - Rocky Mount 252-446-6896
Hart's Chapel Rd. - 1429 Hart's Chapel Rd. - Tarboro 252-641-5477
Living Hope Church Rd. - 442 Living Hope Church Rd. - Macclesfield 252-827-2961
Spivey Rd. - 1056 Spivey Rd. - Tarboro 252-823-4796
Wells Rd. - 335 Wells Rd - Whitakers 252-437-1122