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Tour of White Street Landfill

A Permanent Resting Place for Waste

  • Date: 07/31/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  
  • CostFree

*Participants must register.*

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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