*** Beginning January 1, 2016, the Town of Wendell will no longer provide bulky waste pickup. Most items may be disposed of at the Convenience Centers operated by Wake County Solid Waste or other landfill sites located within Wake County. ***
Bulky Waste refers to solid waste including, but not limited to, stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, washing machines, dryers, furniture, televisions, computers, or other electronic items. Electronic items can be recycled by the home owner at the East Wake Convenience Center located at 5051 Wendell Blvd. / Business 64, Wendell, 919-365-6650 only on Saturday–Sunday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Household Hazardous Waste refers to items whose disposal in a landfill may contaminate the soil and groundwater. These items include batteries, paints, motor oil, vegetable oil, antifreeze, pesticides, acids, bases, cleaners, herbicides, poisons and other chemicals. Neither Wendell Public Works nor Waste Industries can pick up hazardous waste. Most hazardous waste items are acceptable for recycling at the East Wake Convenience Center #11 located at 5051 Wendell Boulevard, 919-365-6650 only on Saturday–Sunday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. . For more information regarding hazardous waste sites, call Wake County Solid Waste Management at 919/856-6186 or visit their website at www.wakegov.com/recycling.
White Goods such as washers/dryers, stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, and air conditioners are accepted free of charge for recycling at the East Wake Convenience Center #11 only on Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Commercial/ Industrial/Institutional solid waste may be disposed of at the North Wake Landfill. Solid waste disposal costs are based on the County’s landfill tipping fee. Scrap tires are also accepted. For more than five tires, no fee will be assessed if you have a North Carolina Scrap Tire Identification Form. If you do not have a form a fee will be assessed.
***Town staff does not collect and dispose of tires at any time.***