Solid Waste/Landfill

Solid Waste Guidelines

What & Where You Can Recycle or Dispose

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

SINKS                          FENCING

VANITIES                    HOUSE SIDING

ASPHALT                     CARPET/PADDING

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)

Oil filters

Motor oil

Plastic bottles

Wooden pallets

Aluminum cans

Antifreeze

Appliances

Lead-Acid Batteries

Oyster Shells

Yard Waste

Scrap Tires

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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