Waste Collection/Recycling

Town of Wendell contracts with Waste Industries to dispose of household solid waste inside the corporate limits of Wendell. The solid waste fee is billed on the utility statement.  Your recycle schedule will be the same day as your trash schedule, only every other week.  Please contact Public Works at 919-365-4822 ext. 315 for all trash/recycle concerns.

Business and Commercial:

Business and Commercial entities should contact the solid waste provider of their choice for service. 

New Residents:

When you contact the City of Raleigh billing department for water service, you are automatically added to the solid waste collection service.  However, if the home is new construction, you will need to call Wendell Public Works at 919-365-4822 ext. 315 to have the address added for service and to have carts delivered.  Please put trash and recycle carts out at the street on Sunday night, as Waste Industries starts before dawn on Monday, and then remove Monday night. 


Should your can become damaged or lost in garbage truck, please call Wendell Public Works at 919-365-4822 ext. 315 for a repair or new cart.

2020 Recycling and Solid Waste Collection Schedule

 2020 Recycling/Waste Calendar

Solid Waste is collected every Monday. Recycling is collected every other Monday. Solid Waste & Recycling dates that fall on a holiday will have a one day collection delay. Holidays in 2020 with a one day collection delay: Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Recycling List Infographic