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Waste Disposal and Recycling Center (Transfer Station)

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2115 E. Club Blvd. Durham, NC 27704
(919) 560-4611
 
                                Picture outside of Waste Disposal and Transfer Station

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Convenience Center Operating Hours
This disposal area is for customers who are manually unloading items; for example waste that is in a pick-up truck or car.
 
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - noon
Closed Sundays
 
Household Hazardous Waste
 
Tipping Floor Operating Hours 
The tipping floor is for customers whose vehicle has hydraulic dumping capability. No hand unloading takes place on the tipping floor. 
 
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - noon
Closed Sundays
 
Disposal Guidelines
All loads entering the transfer station must be covered and secured or financial penalties may apply. All vehicles disposing of waste 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 contamination by illegal or hazardous materials. Scale operators will determine whether a load is in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines. Hazardous materials, medical waste, radioactive materials, and liquid waste are not accepted. All fluids must be removed from lawn equipment prior to disposal. Tires must be removed from riding lawn mowers before disposal.
 
Acceptable Items
The following are accepted at this facility:
•  Household garbage (municipal solid waste) – fees apply
•  Yard waste – fees apply
•  Asphalt shingles – fees apply
•  Recycling
•  Lead acid batteries
•  White goods (appliances)
•  Scrap tires, without rims only – no fees for less than five tires
•  Motor oil and cooking oil
•  Motor oil filters
•  Used anti-freeze
•  Swap Items
 
Disposal Fees
(Fees may be subject to change)
 
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
•  Commercial loads - $44.50 per ton  
•  Residential cars, station wagons, minivans - $1 per load
•  Standard residential pick-up trucks and SUVs - flat rate based on volume, maximum of $14
 
Yard Waste
·    Commercial loads - $26.50 per ton
·    Residential cars, station wagons, minivans - $1 per load
·   Standard residential pick-up trucks and SUVs - flat rate based on volume, maximum of $9

Roofing Shingles
•  Everyone pays $44.50 per ton. There is no discount for residents or any flat fees that apply to shingle disposal.

Used Tires
•  Five or fewer tires, off the rim only – no charge
•  Tire retailers/haulers with DENR certification may bring tires at no charge only if all the tires are off the rim. Copies of car titles or E-500G tax forms may be required as proof of eligibility for free disposal.
•  All others - $91 per ton