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

Construction Debris disposal for unincorporated area in Pender County.

With blue or yellow sticker attached to windshield of vehicle residents of Pender County can dump 200lb or less once a day of C&D at our Convenience site’s locations. We have 4 locations – Burgaw, Rocky Point, Willard and Transfer Station. All decals are proof of residence and accepted for residential only C&D disposal.  

Trash Decals issuing on weekends and Holidays with Tax bill only

On weekends and Holidays “ If residents have not received their new decals in the mail, they can pick them up at the Hampstead transfer station as long as they bring their tax bill showing the proper code for proof of payment,” said Kenny Keel, Pender County Utilities director. “Without a tax bill showing proof […]

Pender County offices closed, transfer station remains opened

BURGAW – Pender County offices will be closed Friday, April 19, and Monday, April 23 in observance of the Easter holiday. However, Pender County Utilities (PCU) will keep the Hampstead transfer station open Friday, Saturday, and Monday. The transfer station will close on Easter Sunday. All convenience sites in Pender County will remain open on […]

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