Solid Waste, Recycling, and Litter Control

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Welcome to the Durham County Solid Waste Management Division. Here you will find links to the solid waste services provided to the unincorporated residents of Durham County.

Use the guide below to determine your recycling pick up day, print out a recycling collection calendar, and find out where to dispose of various items.

Please call 919-560-0433 with any questions. 


NOTE: All Convenience Sites are closed on the 1st Thursday each month from 12:30 pm-3:00 pm. 

Upcoming Holiday Site Closures:

Dec 23 Close at 1pm

Dec 24 Closed

Dec 25 Closed

Dec 26 Close at 1pm

Jan 1, 2020 Closed

Jan 20, 2020 Closed

Click here for updates about the Convenience Site Master Plan!


Durham County provides waste reduction and recycling services for the citizens of unincorporated Durham County. Click on the links below for information about our programs.

Helpful Resources

Please note, our service area is outside of the City limits of Durham.  Therefore, we do not service residents who live within the City of Durham.  


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