Pender Solid Waste (PSW) serves as the management and administrative organization responsible for the collection, hauling, and proper disposal of approximately 35,000 tons per year of municipal solid waste (MSW) and construction and demolition (C&D) debris in Pender County. There are 12 Convenience Centers located throughout the County as well as a Transfer Station located near Highway 17 North in Hampstead. Solid Waste is collected from the convenience centers, hauled to the Transfer Station and transported to the Sampson County Landfill. The Transfer Station also accepts direct delivery of C&D waste and other MSW from Pender County residents. Recycling is co-mingled and sent to a materials separation center in Jacksonville, NC for sorting and shipping to recycling markets. Under contract with Waste Industries, Pender County waste is hauled to a Sub-Title D (MSW) and dedicated C&D landfill located in Sampson County, NC.

Solid Waste News

Christmas tree disposal available

BURGAW –  The Pender County residents may dispose of their Christmas trees at the Rocky Point and Hampstead Convenience Centers for 3 weeks following Christmas. “We will accept Christmas trees through Jan. 15,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Public Utilities director. Christmas lights and ornaments should be removed from the trees prior to disposal. The […]

Solid Waste stickers coming in March

BURGAW –  Solid waste stickers for 2019– 2020 will be mailed to residents within the unincorporated areas of Pender County in mid-March. “The current stickers will be honored at all the convenience sites through March 31,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Utilities director.  “All new stickers should be distributed by March 31.” As with the […]

Holiday operating hours for Pender County convenience sites

BURGAW –  ALL the Pender County Convenience Sites will close at 3 pm Christmas Eve (12/24th) and will remain closed through Christmas Day (12/25th). ALL locations will be open on Dec. 26th and ALL locations will resume their NORMAL operating hours beginning Dec. 27th.

Convenience Sites Closure Notice – Thanksgiving 2018

All convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. In addition, the following convenience sites will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving but will be open the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 23rd.  The facilities below will resume normal operating hours thereafter. Atkinson Hampstead Rocky Point Shiloh Whitestocking Transfer Station

Hampstead solid waste site moved to 250 Transfer Station Rd.

The new Hampstead Solid Waste Convenience Site at 250 Transfer Station Rd. is now open. “The site is located on Transfer Station Road, off US Hwy 17, is between Clayton Homes and Andrew’s Sea Lawn Memorial Park,” said Randell Woodruff, Pender County manager. Transfer Station Road, which runs from US Hwy 17 to Country Club […]

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