Tour the Transfer Station
07/30/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tour of White Street Landfill
07/31/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tour the Recycling Center: Behind the scenes (Adults ONLY)
07/31/2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Address: 2503 White St., Greensboro, NC 27405 Directions
Hours: Mondays through Fridays from 7:50 am to 4:50 pm, and Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm
What materials does the White Street Landfill accept?The White Street Landfill only accepts construction debris and yard waste generated within Guilford County. Residential, commercial, and industrial trash should be disposed of at the Solid Waste Transfer Station at 6310 Burnt Poplar Road.
The following items may not be disposed of at the White Street Landfill: municipal solid waste, residential, commercial and industrial waste, hazardous waste of any kind, appliances, batteries, medical waste, liquid waste, asbestos, aluminum cans, animals, tires, fluorescent bulbs, electronic equipment and contaminated soil.
What is the cost to bring construction debris and yard waste to the landfill for disposal?
The cost of disposing of construction debris and yard waste is called a tipping fee and is charged by the ton. The White Street Landfill accepts construction and demolition (C&D) and yard waste at the following rates:
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $31 per ton ($12 minimum; deposit required)
Please note: White Street Landfill customers will be required to leave a $150 deposit when bringing in large loads of construction debris at or after 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, or after 12:30 pm on Saturdays. White Street Landfill customers who return to the scale to weigh out after 5:20 pm Monday through Friday, or after 1:30 on Saturdays, will be charged a special handling fee of $150 per load, in addition to the applicable per ton tipping fee for disposal of their material.
Cars: $10 per trip
All other vehicles: $40 per ton ($12 minimum; deposit required)
What form of payment does the White Street Landfill accept?
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 Driver's 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 scale house staff. Applications will be processed within 10-14 days.
When paying with 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 as follows:
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
How do I prepare my yard waste and C&D for disposal?All loads entering the landfill must be covered and secured. 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 and Landfill Operators will determine whether a load is in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines.
Do you give tours of the White Street Landfill?Yes, tours are provided of the City's waste disposal facilities to learn how the White Street Landfill and the Solid Waste Transfer Station operate and how we protect the environment. To request a tour, please fill out this form, or call 336-373-CITY (2489) and out Waste Reduction Education Team will reach out to finalize your request.
What are the White Street Landfill hours?
The White Street Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:50 am to 4:50 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:
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2019 Independence Day Thursday, July 4, 2019 Labor Day Monday, September 2, 2019 Veterans Day Monday, November 11, 2019 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 28, 2019 Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2019 New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2020