Address
: 2503 White St., Greensboro, NC 27405  Directions 
Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 7:50 am to 4:50 pm, and Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow for time to unload materials. 
Phone: 336-373-7658 

FAQS

  • What materials does the White Street Landfill accept?The White Street Landfill only accepts construction debris and yard waste generated within Guilford County. Residential, commercial, and industrial trash should be disposed of at the Solid Waste Transfer Station at 6310 Burnt Poplar Road.

    The following items may not be disposed of at the White Street Landfill: solid waste, residential, commercial and industrial waste, hazardous waste of any kind, appliances, batteries, medical waste, liquid waste, asbestos, aluminum cans, animals, tires, fluorescent bulbs, electronic equipment, contaminated soil and wooden pallets.
  • What is the cost to bring construction debris and yard waste to the landfill for disposal?The cost of disposing of construction debris and yard waste is called a tipping fee and is charged by the ton. The White Street Landfill accepts construction and demolition (C&D) and yard waste at the following rates:
    C&D
    Cars: $10 per trip
    All other vehicles: $31 per ton ($12 minimum; deposit required)

    Please note: White Street Landfill customers will be required to leave a $150 deposit when bringing in loads of construction debris or yard waste at or after 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, or after 12:30 pm on Saturdays. White Street Landfill customers who return to the scale to weigh out after 5:20 pm Monday through Friday, or after 1:30 on Saturdays, will be charged a special handling fee of $150 per load, in addition to the applicable per ton tipping fee for disposal of their material.Yard Waste
    Cars: $10 per trip
    All other vehicles: $40 per ton ($12 minimum; deposit required)
  • What form of payment does the White Street Landfill accept?The White Street Landfill does not accept credit or debit cards. Payment may be made by cash or with a local check (Guilford County or connecting counties only; valid NC Driver’s License required). Customers may request a waste disposal credit account for use at the White Street Landfill and Transfer Station. To set up a waste disposal account, request a credit application from the scale house staff. Applications will be processed within 10-14 days.When paying with cash, a cash deposit is required at weigh-in for all vehicles except cars. The cash deposit amount is determined by the gross weight of the load as follows: Gross Weight Minimum Deposit Under 6,500 lbs. $20 6,500 – 9,999 lbs. $40 10,000 – 14,999 lbs. $60 15,000 – 17,999 lbs. $100 18,000 – 20,000 lbs. $150 20,000+ – 30,000 lbs. $200 30,000+ – 40,000 lbs. $300 40,000+ $400
  • How do I prepare my yard waste and C&D for disposal?All loads entering the landfill must be covered and secured. Upon entering the landfill, each vehicle must stop at the scale house to be weighed before being directed to the proper location for disposal. All loads are subject to random screening to prevent landfill or groundwater contamination by illegal or hazardous materials. Waste transported in pick-up trucks or on small trailers must be confined within the bed of the truck / trailer. Scale house and landfill operators will determine whether a load is in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Do you give tours of the White Street Landfill?Yes, tours are provided of the City’s waste disposal facilities to learn how the White Street Landfill and the Solid Waste Transfer Station operate and how we protect the environment. To request a tour, please fill out this form, or call 336-373-CITY (2489) and our Waste Reduction Education Team will contact you to finalize your request.
  • What are the White Street Landfill hours?The White Street Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:50 am to 4:50 pm, and Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow for time to unload materials. The White Street Landfill and the Solid Waste Transfer Station are closed on the following dates: Winter Break Saturday, December 24 & Monday, December 26 New Year’s  Saturday, December 31 & Monday, January 2, 2023 MLK. JR Day Monday, January 16, 2023Spring BreakFriday, April 7, 2023Memorial DayMonday, May 29, 2023 JuneteenthMonday, June 19, 2023Independence DayTuesday, July 4, 2023Labor DayMonday, September 4, 2023Veteran’s DayFriday, November 10, 2023Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 23, 2023Winter BreakSaturday, December 23 & Monday, December 25, 2023New Year’s DayMonday, January 1, 2024
  • What can I do with excess recycling?Greensboro now offers recycling drop-off sites at the White Street Landfill and Solid Waste Transfer Station for paper, cardboard, metal, plastic and glass. The drop-off sites are for residents who have too much recycling for their regular residential containers. This service is free for City of Greensboro residents and $10 for non-residents.Proof of residency is required (such as a water bill). When you arrive, proceed to the scale house window for unloading instructions.Locations and Hours
    • White Street Landfill, 2503 White St.Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 7:50 am to 4:50 pm; Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm
    • Transfer Station, 6310 Burnt Poplar Rd.
      Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 6 am to 6 pm; Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm
    The City also offers seven other locations for recycling glass only. Visit this webpage for more information on changes to Greensboro recycling. Stay up-to-date on the latest solid waste new by downloading the GSO Collects mobile app or using the online tool.

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