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.
- 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
- 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.