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Items Banned from Disposal in Landfills

No person or business shall knowingly dispose of the following solid wastes in the Subtitle-D and C&D landfills in Cumberland County:

  • Used oil – Take to HHW Site, Wilkes Road Treatment & Processing Facility, any county Container Site, or check with local car care centers to see if they’ll accept used oil.

  • Yard trash – Take to Wilkes Road Treatment & Processing Facility or any County Container Site.

  • White goods – Take to Ann St Landfill White Goods area or any County Container Site. Refrigerators and freezers must be empty and the doors removed!

  • Antifreeze – Take to HHW Site – 80 lbs or 10 gallons.

  • Aluminum cans – Take to Ann St Landfill Baling Facility or any County Container Site.

  • Whole scrap tires – Take to Ann St Landfill Tire Area.

  • Lead-acid batteries – Take to Ann St Landfill Baling Facility, any County Container Site, or HHW Site.

  • Glass beverage containers – Take to Ann St Recycling Center or any County Container Site.

  • Motor vehicle oil filters – Take to Ann St Recycling Center, any County Container Site or HHW Site.

  • Recyclable rigid plastic containers that have a neck smaller than the body of the container, and that accept a screw top, snap cap, or other closure. (The prohibition on disposal of recyclable rigid plastic containers in landfills does not apply to rigid plastic containers that are intended for use in the sale or distribution of motor oil.)
    – Take to Ann St Recycling Center or any County Container Site.

  • Wooden pallets – Clean pallets go to Wilkes Road Treatment & Processing Facility, pallets with pressed board or painted pallets go to any Construction and Demolition landfill.

  • Oyster shells – Take to Ann St Oyster Shell area for storage for recycling.

  • Discarded computer equipment and televisions *(Effective July 1, 2011)* – Take to Ann St. Recycling Center or any County container site.

NOTE: Commercial Businesses cannot use the HHW Site or Container Sites.

If a load is found to have banned items in it, the driver of the vehicle will be required to remove those items from the load before leaving the landfill. If items are not removed a fine of $100 for the first offense will be imposed; second offense will be $300 fine plus $100 special handling; third & subsequent offense(s) will be $500 fine plus $100 special handling.

North Carolina is taking the bans seriously and Cumberland County Solid Waste Management personnel have been instructed to closely monitor disposal practices.If a load is found to have banned items in it, the driver of the vehicle will be required to remove those items from the load before leaving the landfill. If items are not removed a fine of $100 for the first offense will be imposed; second offense will be $300 fine plus $100 special handling; third & subsequent offense(s) will be $500 fine plus $100 special handling.

We encourage all Cumberland County residents and businesses to work with us to ensure that North Carolina Solid Waste Laws are observed. Visit http://www.p2pays.org for additional information.

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