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Union County, North Carolina

Solid Waste and Recycling

Solid Waste and Recycling


Solid Waste Management Facility (Landfill)

2125 Austin Chaney Road, Wingate NC 28174

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7 AM – 4 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 12:00 PM

Closed on: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Large Commercial Trucks: Enter through commercial entrance and weigh at scale house

Non-commercial: First left on Austin Chaney Road from Olive Branch Road

Items Accepted at Solid Waste Management Facility

Mattresses, furniture, and other bulky items

  • Bagged household garbage
  • Construction and demolition waste
  • Yard waste
  • Used motor oil and antifreeze
  • E-waste (Electronics)
  • White goods: refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc.
  • Tires: off the rim
  • Scrap metal
  • Household recycling
    • Click here to see what you can recycle at our locations

Costs at Solid Waste Management Facility

  • Household Recycling: free at all locations
    • Click here to see what you can recycle at our locations
  • Bagged household garbage:
    • Small garbage bag (up to 13 gallons): $0.75/bag
    • Large garbage bag (14-33 gallons): $1.25/bag
    • Extra-large bag (34 – maximum of 55 gallons): $5.00/bag

      *Garbage bag sizes measured according to on-site sample
  • Flat-rate Garbage/Bulky Item fees:
    • Pick-up truck: $10/load
    • Single-axle trailer: $10/load
    • Dual-axle trailer: $20/load
  • Construction & Demolition (C&D):
    • Pick-up truck: $10/load
    • Single-axle trailer: $15/load
    • Dual-axle trailer: $30/load
  • Purchase of Compost:
    • $20/cubic yard
  • Yard Waste:
    • Pick-up Truck: $5.00/load
    • Single-Axle Trailer: $10.00/load
    • Dual-Axle Trailer: $20.00/load
  • Commercial Costs:
    • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW): $42.00/ton
    • Construction & Demolition (C&D): $36.00/ton
    • Yard Debris: $35.00/ton
    • Scrap Tires: $82.00/ton

Union County Convenience Sites

Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 7 AM – 7PM

New Salem Site: Only open Saturday 7 AM -7 PM

Closed on: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Locations:
Parkwood: 3214 Parkwood School Road, Monroe
Piedmont: 3005 Love Mill Road, Monroe
Sun Valley: 1407 Wesley Chapel Road, Indian Trail
Armfield: 5109 Armfield Mill Road, Monroe
White Store: 4517 White Store Road, Wingate
New Salem: 7910 Hwy 218 East, Marshville

Items Accepted at Above Locations

  • Bagged household garbage
  • Household recycling
    • Click here to see what you can recycle at our locations
  • Used motor oil
  • E-waste (Electronics) – Only at Parkwood, Sun Valley, Piedmont, and Armfield

Costs at Convenience Center

  • Household Recycling: free at all locations
    • Click here to see what you can recycle at our locations
  • Bagged household garbage:
    • Small garbage bag (up to 13 gallons): $0.75/bag
    • Large garbage bag (14-33 gallons): $1.25/bag
    • Extra-large bag (34 – maximum of 55 gallons): $5.00/bag

      *Garbage bag sizes measured according to on-site sample
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Contact Information

Solid Waste Division Director
John Yvars
Phone: 704-283-3576
Email: john.yvars@unioncountync.gov

Convenience Center Disposal
Stacey Chapman
Phone: 704-512-9821
Email:stacey.chapman@unioncountync.gov

Recycling Office
Jennifer Crumpler

Phone: 704-296-4213
Email: jennifer.crumpler@unioncountync.gov

Commercial Billing Questions
Trent Linville
Phone: 704-296-4218
Email:landfill.billing@unioncountync.gov




ABOUT THE SOLID WASTE DIVISION

The Solid Waste Division is committed to providing environmentally-sound and cost-effective solid waste disposal and recycling services for Union County residents.

Our funding comes from user fees, the majority of which are paid by private haulers utilizing our transfer station for disposal of Municipal Solid Waste and our landfill for disposal of Construction and Demolition debris.Like many other Union County Public Works functions, we are not funded by tax dollars, rather the Solid Waste Division is a self-sustaining organization dedicated to fulfilling our mission statement.