Hours of Operation
Second Saturday of each month
8 a.m. to Noon
Fourth Wednesday of each month
Noon to 4 p.m.
Limit of one visit per day.
Fluorescent bulbs are now accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center. There is a limit of five (5) per day from households.
923 Wilkes Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301
(Located on Wilkes Road past Wilkes Road T&P Facility)
There is a limit of 10 gallons or 80 lbs (pounds) of acceptable waste per day. Cumberland County does not charge for disposal of Household Hazardous Waste.
What is household hazardous waste?
If you are not sure if a product is hazardous, visit the What is Household Hazardous Waste page. If you still cannot figure out if a product is hazardous, take the item to the Household Hazardous Waste Materials Collection Center.
- The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center is for use by Cumberland County homeowners only. Residents of the Town of Spring Lake, Fort Bragg and adjoining counties (Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson, Bladen, etc.) cannot use the center because they do not pay the Solid Waste (SW) User Fee.
- No commercial businesses are allowed to use this facility. Commercial generators of hazardous waste should click the link for hazardous waste contractors.
- There is a limit of 10 gallons or 80 lbs of acceptable waste per visit/day.
- Latex paint is not accepted. To dispose of latex paint correctly, place kitty litter, sand or dirt in paint cans to absorb liquid. Once the liquid has been absorbed and is no longer free flowing, place paint can with lid off in garbage bag and throw away in trash.
- Anything brought in that is not in the original container must be labeled with information on the contents of the container. If the container is not labeled, it will not be accepted.
- Waste brought into the site in containers, like gas cans, that citizens want back will not be accepted.
- Do Not bring empty containers or dried out paint containers/cans. Please remove the lids and throw them in the garbage.
Back to Top
Note: Bring in original containers with tight fitting lids. Any fuel brought to the facility must be in approved fuel containers, marked with type of fuel (such as gasoline, kerosene, diesel, mixed w/water, etc.) and containers must be left at facility.
- Batteries (automotive & nicad)
- Brake Fluid
- Drain Cleaners
- Flammables (gasoline, charcoal lighter, etc.)
- Fluorescent Bulbs (limit of 5 per day)
- Fuel Oil
- Furniture Strippers
- Household Cleaners
- Household Polishes
- Lighter Fluid
- Oil base paints & stains
- Pesticides (except those listed under Unacceptable Items)
- Petroleum based products
- Photo Chemicals
- Pool chemicals
- Used Motor Oil and filters
- Wallpaper remover
- Weed Killers
- Wood Preservatives
- Asbestos (goes to Ann St. Landfill)
- Dioxin Contaminated Materials
- Drywall mud, resin, contact cement, caulk, glue (goes to C & D landfill)
- Explosives or Shock Sensitive Materials
- Full Drums (anything over 5 gallons)
- Household Garbage (goes to Ann St. Landfill)
- Latex Paint (must be dried out and then thrown in trash)
- Pathological or Medical Waste
- Pesticides: Agent Orange, Kepone, Silvex, 2, 4, & 5 t Dioxin, TCDD
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's)
- Radioactive, Reactive or Unstable Material
- Tires (go to Ann St. Landfill)
- Unknown or Unlabeled Materials
- Woodlife (pent chlorphenol)
Back to Top
If you have hazardous waste that is not accepted at this Facility contact a Hazardous (Commercial) Waste Contractor to dispose of this waste. Click here for a list of Hazardous Waste Contractors.