Orange County Landfill
1514 Eubanks Rd
between N.C. Hwy. 86 and Old Hwy. 86
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm
Saturday 7:30-12:00 noon
Tipping Fee Schedule
(effective July 1, 2012)
Download .pdf of the Orange County Landfill Brochure
*1000 lb. max weight for truck/van/trailer loads.
Weights above 1000 lbs. will be prorated at the one ton rate.
All loads must be TARPED
Vehicles must have working TAILGATE
Loads of waste containing more that 1/3 cubic yard of concentrated Corrugated Cardboard, Clean Wood Waste, Scrap Metal or Vegetative Yard Waste are subject to double the tipping fee. Loads containing 50% or more of these banned materials may pay an additional fee of $400. The Orange County Landfill offers reduced tip fees for these materials kept separate for recycling prior to delivery at the Orange County Landfill. See the Regulated Recyclable Materials Ordinance for details.
|*THESE ITEMS ARE BANNED FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL|
|*Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles - The State of North Carolina bans aluminum cans and plastic drink bottles from landfill disposal. Recycling opportunities are available throughout Orange County for both of these items.|
|*Asbestos - No commercial asbestos is allowed in Orange County Landfill. Contact BFI, Durham (919) 991-1000, First Piedmont Corp., Chatham, VA (800) 476-6780 or DH Griffin (919) 834-7169. Those with residential asbestos should call ahead for disposal instructions.|
|*Automotive Fluids - antifreeze, motor oil and used oil filters - These automotive products, as well as kerosene, transmission fluid, gear oil, diesel fuel, and heating oil (each in a separate container, no other automotive chemicals) can be brought to Orange County Solid Waste Convenience Centers.|
|*Automotive (wet-cell/lead-acid) batteries- Batteries of all types including wet-cell, lead-acid, rechargable AND dry-cell batteries can be recycled at all five Orange County Solid Waste Convenience Centers and at the Hazardous Waste Collection.|
|*Clean Wood Waste - Clean wood waste is scrap dimensional lumber (2x4 type), mill ends, oriented strand board (OSB), pallets, plywood, or wood used in concrete forms with less than 2 inch diameter residual chunks of plaster/concrete attached. Clean wood can contain nails, bolts and screws in reasonable amounts. No cross-ties, landscaping timbers, masonite, painted or stained wood, telephone poles, treated wood, wood with tar or roofing materials on it.|
|*Corrugated Cardboard - Cardboard dumpsters are available at 24-hour recycling drop-off sites for businesses that generate 50 boxes or less per week. Those with more than fifty boxes a week may use the Orange County Landfill or hire a private service. Boxes must be flattened and all packing material removed. No pizza boxes or wax-coated boxes.|
*Electronics - Non-residential entities (businesses, non-profits, faith-based organizations) can recycle "data carrying" electronics such as computers and peripherals, televisions, radios, fax machines, printers, and telephones. We are now also accepting compact discs and plastic jewel cases in our electronics recycling program. You can bring items listed here to the Orange County Landfill at no cost during normal hours of landfill operation. Residents can recycle their data-carrying electronics at any of the five Solid Waste Convenience Centers and at the Orange County Landfill. No electronic media containing tape such as audio cassette tapes, video cassette tapes, or shrink wrap, please.
|Hazardous Waste - Residents and businesses that generate small quantities (less than 220 pounds per month) of hazardous waste can bring it to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 am- 6:00 pm and Saturday from 7:30 am- 12:00 noon. Appointments needed for loads greater than 75 pounds. Call 919-968-2788.|
|*Oyster Shells - The State of North Carolina bans oyster shells from landfill disposal. There is a collection location at the Orange County Landfill.|
|*Scrap Metal- including but not limited to cast iron tubs, aluminum gutters and siding, bedsprings, metal pipe, steel studs, tin roofing and other items containing significant amounts of metal.|
|*Tires - Up to 5 tires of all sizes are allowed per visit at no charge.|
|*White Goods (Appliances) Scrap Metal - White goods (refrigerators, stoves, water heaters, washers, dryers, etc.) are collected for recycling in a separate area.|
|*Vegetative (Yard) Waste - Vegetative waste is brush, grass, leaves, logs (no larger than 12" diameter / 10' long). No plastic bags, trash, garbage, dirt, rocks or stumps. Yard waste may be delivered in paper yard waste bags specifically designed for this purpose available at home improvement stores.|
|*Liquids - No liquids are permitted at the Orange County Landfill.|