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Solid Waste Division

Transfer Station: 8:00 - 4:00 / Monday - Saturday (4 - 4:30: Hydraulic type dump vehicles only.)
Convenience Center: 8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Saturday
Office: 8:00 - 5:00 / Monday - Friday
Closed Holidays

Essential Departmental Functions: The Solid Waste Division provides the County with a Transfer Station for waste disposal and tire disposal, and a Convenience Center for recyclable materials, electronics, white goods (used appliances and metals), and wood waste. The Department is responsible for waste reduction, recycling and disposing of solid waste in order to protect the public's health, safety and welfare.

The Solid Waste Division also coordinates a recycling bin loan program for special events through Environmental Programs. Please click here for information or to download a request form. Call (828) 694-6524 for more information.

Please see the Henderson County Solid Waste Ordinance for information on Henderson County Solid Waste rules and regulations. Please also see the Solid Waste Management Plan for information on operations.

For North Carolina's rules and laws on Solid Waste Management, please visit the NC Division of Waste Management's website.


Latest News

4/17/2015:  Spring Litter Sweep is here! The NC DOT and Henderson County Recycles are sponsoring this year's Litter Sweep across the county from April 18 - May 2. All participants should register here. You can sign up as a team or as an individual and help pick up litter on any state maintained road or adopted highway. Find more information about this annual event here. Call 828-694-7971 to schedule a supply pick-up after you've registered. Thanks for keeping Henderson County litter free!

3/20/2015:  *NEW!* The Henderson County Convenience Center now accepts mercury products for recycling. This free program is for use by county residents only. Fluorescent bulbs and other mercury products can be recycled Monday-Friday ONLY from 8am until 4:30pm. To learn more, visit There you can fill out a required collection form, view the brochure, and find out about safety info. Thank you for recycling!


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