Solid Waste Management Department

The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department is responsible for the collections and processing of residential solid waste, recycling, bulky items, and subscriber-based yard waste services. 

  1. Live Tree Disposal Options

    There are several options for dropping off live trees for free beginning in early January. They will be accepted at the City’s Waste Disposal and Recycling Center, located at 2115 E. Club Blvd., beginning Monday, January 3 until Saturday, February 5. Read on...
  2. Waste Disposal and Recycling Center (WD&RC) Holiday Hours

    The WD&RC will be closed on Thanksgiving, open on Friday, but closed on Saturday. For Christmas, we will close at noon on Christmas Eve and reopen on Dec 27 at 7:30 a.m. We will close at 2 p.m. on New Year's Eve and reopen Jan 3 at 7:30 a.m. Read on...
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Find Your Schedule or Search the Waste Database

For Solid Waste Management questions and issues use the searchable guide below, or contact Durham One Call online or by calling (919) 560-1200.