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Orange County Landfill

1514 Eubanks Rd
between N.C. Hwy. 86 and Old Hwy. 86
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 7:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

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As of July 1, 2013 the Orange County Landfill will no longer accept ANY Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) or other putrescible garbage as the MSW landfill is permanently closed.

The Construction and Demolition (C&D) Landfill accepts debris resulting solely from construction, remodeling, repair, or the demolition of pavement, buildings or other structures, and inert debris including brick, block, and uncontaminated soils.

The following items will continue to be accepted.

Tipping Fee Schedule
(effective July 1, 2013)

 

tree Construction and Demolition Waste
Per ton (1-ton minimum charge)
Pick-up Truck / Van / Trailer Load*
Car load
$ 40.00
$ 22.00
$ 5.00
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Stumps and Landclearing Waste

Per ton (1-ton minimum charge)

$ 40.00
  Mobile homes - Call ahead for an appointment. Remove all furniture and personal items prior to disposal (furniture is not accepted in the C&D landfill). Drain all fluids. Appliances and thermostats must be removed and can be recycled at the Orange County facility.
Per section or single wide $ 200.00
 

Mattresses and Box Springs

If clean, intact and dry they will be recycled. 

If not, they will be landfilled.

$ 10.00 per piece
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Vegetative (Yard) Waste

Will be ground into mulch

Per ton (1-ton minimum charge)
Pick-up Truck / Van / Trailer Load*
Car load
$ 18.00
$ 8.00
$ 3.00
  Clean Wood Waste  
  Per ton (1-ton minimum charge)
Pick-up Truck / Van / Trailer Load*
Car load
$ 18.00
$ 8.00
$ 3.00
  Corrugated Cardboard No charge
  Oyster Shells No charge
  Electronics No charge
large appliance Tires (any size)
Residential/commercial tires
Stockpiled tires/ No State certification
No charge
$100.00/ton
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Large Appliances (White Goods)

Commercial white goods must have refrigerent removed prior to disposal

No charge

Scrap Metal

Separated, clean loads of scrap metals

No charge

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

Corrugated Cardboard, Clean Wood Waste, Scrap Metal or Vegetative Yard Waste are regulated materials. Loads of C&D waste containing more that 1/3 cubic yard of concentrated amounts of these materials are subject to double tip fees. 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 NOT PERMITTED/BANNED FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL
 construction worker Municipal Solid Waste - No mixed garbage or putrescible wastes from residents or non-residential entities.
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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 8:00a.m.- 12:00 noon. Appointments needed for loads greater than 50 pounds. Call 919-968-2788.
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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.
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Asbestos - No friable asbestos is allowed in the Orange County Landfill. Contact BFI, Durham (919) 991-1000 or DH Griffin, Raleigh (919) 834-7169.
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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 by residents.  Residents and businesses that produce less that 220 lbs of hazarodu waste per month can also bring the to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility.
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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.
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Chromated Copper Arsenic or Creosote Treated Wood--are not permitted if received separately from the waste stream.
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Clean Wood and Pallets - Clean wood is banned from the Orange County Landfill and must be separated to be recycled. Pallets, scrap dimensional lumber (2x4 type), mill ends, oriented strand board (OSB), 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 can be recycled with clean wood.
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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.
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Electronics - Televisions and Computers are banned from North Carolina Landfills. 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 also accept compact discs and plastic jewel cases. Businesses 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.

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Lead pipes, bulbs, lighting ballast or fixtures, thermostats and light switches, transformers, and capacitors--are not permitted if received separately from the waste stream. Mercury containing items such as thermostats, fluorescent lights and ballasts can be brought to the Hazardous Waste Collection Facility.

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Oyster Shells - The State of North Carolina bans oyster shells from landfill disposal. There is a collection location at the Orange County Landfill.
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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.
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Tires - Up to 5 tires of all sizes are allowed per visit at no charge.
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Large Appliances (White Goods) - White goods (refrigerators, stoves, water heaters, washers, dryers, etc.) are collected for recycling in a separate area.
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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.
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Liquid, Radioactive, Polychlorinate Biphenyls (PCB's) or Medical Wastes are not permitted.