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Tour of White Street Landfill

A Permanent Resting Place for Waste

  • Date: 08/26/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  
  • CostFree

*Participants must register.* (Participants will receive an email notification with details of the tour afternoon on the business day before the tour, please confirm that you are still attending)

Tours are subject to be canceled due to weather, amount of participants and other extraordinary circumstances.  

 A landfill is a permanent resting place for waste. At Greensboro's White Street Landfill only construction and demolition waste are accepted. Learn what a landfill is, how it's made, and what it looks like. Is it big? Is it stinky? Do animals live there? Bonus site: Come see what happens to Greensboro's yard waste at the large-scale composting site. See how we break down yard waste into gardener's gold! 

  • Registration required.
  • Tours are for participants 8 years old and up.
  • Closed toed shoes and long pants required.
  • Carpooling recommended due to limited parking. 

To schedule tours for groups larger than 5, please fill out our online form.

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