NOTE: All Convenience Sites are closed on the 1st Thursday of each month from 12:30pm-3:00pm. Upcoming Holiday Site Closures: July 4 and July 11.
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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.
- Convenience Sites
- Roadside Recycling (also includes information about garbage collection companies)
- Garbage Collection Companies
- Litter Control
- Computer & Electronic Waste
- Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
- Swap Shop
- Solid Waste Guide
- Recycling Schedule: A North of the Eno (July 2019-June 2020)
- Recycling Schedule B: South of the Eno (July 2019-June 2020)
- When is my collection day? (Alphabetical) [DOC]
- Durham County Solid Waste Ordinance [DOC]
- May 2016 Solid Waste Ordinance Amendment (PDF)
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.