Address: 2503 White Street, Greensboro, 27405
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Operating Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:50 am - 4:50 pm; Saturday, 7 am - 1 pm
Information: 336-373-CITY (2489)
The White Street Landfill accepts only construction debris and yard waste. Residential, commercial and industrial trash should be disposed of at the Transfer Station, 6310 Burnt Poplar Rd.
The White Street landfill does not accept credit or debit cards. Payment may be made by cash or with a local check (Guilford County or connecting counties only; valid NC Drivers License required). Customers may request a waste disposal credit account for use at the White Street Landfill and Transfer Station. To set up a waste disposal account, request a credit application from the scalehouse staff. Applications will be processed and may be approved within 10-14 days.
All loads entering the landfill must be covered and secured. All vehicles disposing of waste must pay a tipping fee. Upon entering the landfill, each vehicle must stop at the scale house to be weighed before being directed to the proper location for disposal. All loads are subject to random screening to prevent landfill or groundwater contamination by illegal or hazardous materials. Waste transported in pick-up trucks or on small trailers must be confined within the bed of the truck / trailer. Scale operators will determine whether a load is in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines.
The following items may not be disposed of at the White Street Landfill: hazardous waste of any kind, appliances, batteries, medical waste, liquid waste, asbestos, aluminum cans, large animals, tires, fluorescent bulbs, electronic equipment and contaminated soil.
The cost of disposing waste is called a tipping fee. This fee varies based on the type and amount of waste to be disposed. The White Street Landfill and Transfer Station do not accept credit or debt cards. Payment may be made by cash or with a local check.
Customers may request a waste disposal credit account for use at the White Street Landfill and Transfer Station. To set up a waste disposal account, request a credit application from the scalehouse staff. Applications will be processed and may be approved within 10-14 days.
The transfer station accepts municipal solid waste (MSW), and construction and demolition (C&D) as follows:
MSW & C&D
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $44 per ton ($12 minimum)
Please note: Waste unloaded by hand after 4:30 pm will require a $150 deposit
The transfer station does not accept yard waste.
The White Street Landfill accepts construction and demolition (C&D) and yard waste at the following rates: C&D
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $31 per ton ($12 minimum)
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $40 per ton ($12 minimum)
The landfill no longer accepts MSW.
By state law, yard waste and MSW must be disposed of separately.
Tour the City's waste disposal facilities to learn how the transfer station and landfill are operated and what's in place to protect the environment. To schedule an appointment, call the White Street Landfill at 336-373-7658.
The White Street Landfill and the Solid Waste Transfer Station are closed on the following dates:
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 28
Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25
New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, January 20
Good Friday – Friday, April 18
Memorial Day – Monday, May 26
Independence Day – Friday, July 4
Labor Day – Monday, September 1
Veterans' Day – Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 27
Christmas Day – Thursday, December 25
New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1
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