*** 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 Wake County Multi-Material Recycling Facility located at 9029 Deponie Drive, 919-870-4006.
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 Wake County Convenience Center #11 located at 5051 Wendell Boulevard (Open Daily 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM unless otherwise noted). Household hazardous waste consisting of pesticides, cleaners, acids, bases, pesticides, poisons and solvents can be taken to Wake County’s household hazardous waste collection facility located at the North Wake Landfill at 9029 Deponie Drive (off Durant Road in Raleigh). The North Wake Landfill is open Monday through Saturday 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted. 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.
Other Unacceptable Material
White Goods such as washers/dryers, stoves, refrigerators, water heaters, and air conditioners are accepted free of charge for recycling at the North Wake Landfill. 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.***