Behind the Scenes Tour of the Recycling Center
11/28/2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
No Straw November Clean Up
11/30/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tour of White Street Landfill
12/11/2018 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Lunch & Learn: Radical Waste Reduction
02/22/2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?
03/25/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Address: 6310 Burnt Poplar Road Greensboro, NC 27409
Hours: Monday through Friday from 6 am to 6 pm, and Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm
Phone: 336-373-CITY (2489)
What materials does the Transfer Station accept?
The Solid Waste Transfer Station only accepts municipal solid waste (household trash), bulk trash (couches, mattresses, etc.), and construction debris (C&D) that is generated within Guilford, Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes County.
Yard waste should be disposed of at the White Street Landfill.
What is the cost to bring solid waste, bulk trash and construction debris to the transfer station for disposal?
The cost of disposing waste is called a tipping fee and is charged by the ton. This fee varies based on the amount of waste to be disposed. In general, the following rates apply:
Municipal Solid Waste, Bulk Trash, and C&D
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $44 per ton ($12 minimum; deposit required)
When paying by cash, a cash deposit is required at weigh in for all vehicles except cars. The cash deposit amount is determined by the gross weight of the load:
Gross Weight Minimum Deposit Under 6,500 lbs. $20 6,500 - 9,999 lbs. $40 10,000 - 14,999 lbs. $60 15,000 - 17,999 lbs. $100 18,000 - 20,000 lbs. $150 20,000+ - 30,000 lbs. $200 30,000+ - 40,000 lbs. $300 40,000+ $400
What form of payment does the Transfer Station accept?The City of Greensboro Solid Waste Transfer Station does not accept credit or debit cards. Payment may be made by local check (Guilford County or connecting counties only; valid NC Driver's License required) or cash only. 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 scale house staff. Applications will be processed and may be approved within 10-14 business days.
What are the Transfer Station hours?
The Transfer Station is open Monday through Friday from 6 am to 6 pm, and Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm. The White Street Landfill and the Solid Waste Transfer Station are closed on the following dates:
Good Friday March 30, 2018 Memorial Day May 28, 2018 Independence Day July 4, 2018 Labor Day September 3, 2018 Veterans Day November 12, 2018 Thanksgiving Day November 23, 2018 Christmas Day December 25, 2018
Do you give tours of the Transfer Station?Yes, tours are provided of the City's waste disposal facilities to learn how the Solid Waste Transfer Station and the White Street Landfill operate and how we protect the environment. To request a tour, please fill out this form, or call 336-373-CITY (2489) and our Waste Reduction Education Team will reach out to finalize your request.