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

Medication and syringes free disposal event!

FREE Medication Disposal Event! Saturday October 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dispose of your outdated medications. All medications will be accepted. Syringes and other sharps accepted. View the flyer for more information and drop-off locations.

Pesticide Recycling Event

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION IN BURGAW IS ORGANIZING  PESTICIDE CHEMICALS DISPOSAL DAY!  October 15th,2019     10am – 2pm Driveway behind an Agriculture Building 801 S WALKER STREET BURGAW NC 28425  Please call 910 259-1235 for more details.

Plastic- RecycleRightNC

Confused about which plastics can be recycled? Now you know — bottles, tubs, jugs and jars are what to put in the recycling bin. When in doubt, throw it out! #RecycleRightNC

Paper- Recycle Right!

Most paper can be recycled, including boxes,bags, office paper, newspaper and magazines. Paper smaller than a business card goes in the trash — so does wrapping paper or paper lined with plastic/foil. Paper towels and tissues belong in the compost. When in doubt, throw it out! #RecycleRightNC  

Recycle Right!

What kind of glass is recyclable? Bottles and jars. However, drinking glasses, glass dishes and Pyrex are made to withstand high temperatures and aren’t recyclable. Neither are mirrors or window glass. Take unbroken household glass items to a thrift store. Most paper can be recycled, including boxes, bags, office paper, newspaper and magazines. Paper smaller […]

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