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Recycling and Solid Waste Management Print

 278 Recycle Road
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: (828) 627-8042alt
Fax: (828) 627-8137alt

The Haywood County Solid Waste Management Program operates 10 collection "convenience" centers, a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), and the White Oak Landfill (WOLF) through two public-private partnerships. The convenience centers and the MRF are managed by Consolidated Waste Services and the WOLF by Santek Environmental.

The 10 collection convenience centers collect household waste plus recyclables.The collection centers are staffed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. See below for a specific schedule for each site. Residential solid waste is accepted at each center in compactors.

Recycling in Haywood County

Items accepted for recycling are:

    • Aluminum cans
    • Batteries - Place batteries in a plastic bag and hand them to a Convenience Center attendant
    • Carpet
    • Catalogs, magazines, newspapers, telephone books, third class mail and other paper products, such as grocery bags
    • Corrugated cardboard and household cardboard boxes (cereal, cracker, cake mix)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#s 1 through 7)
    • Steel cans
    • Clear, green and amber glass bottles and jars
    • Used electronics, including old computers, monitors, printers and keyboards, VCRs and DVD players, small peripherals (such as cameras, PDAs and other devices that can be plugged into a computer), phone equipment, video/audio equipment, network equipment and test equipment.. THESE PRODUCTS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED AT MATERIALS RECOVERY CENTER, NOT AT CONVENIENCE CENTERS.

Used motor oil is also accepted at all 10 convenience centers.

Click here for tips on how to prepare recyclables


Convenience Center Locations & Hours

Hours at all convenience centers are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LOCATION (Click for Directions/Map) Days Closed
 86 Poindexter Rd. Waynesville, NC - Hwy. 276, Bethel (next to Bethel School) Thursday and Sunday
 1534 North Canton Road, Canton, NC -  Beaverdam (next to Fire Station) Thursday and Sunday
 13240 Cruso Rd. Canton, NC - Hwy. 276, Cruso (next to Fire Station) Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday
 1301 Pisgah Dr. Canton, NC - Hwy 110 (outside Canton town limits) Sunday
 5082 Jonathan Creek Rd. Waynesville, NC - Hwy. 276, Jonathan Creek (Exit 20 off I-40) Thursday and Sunday
 3311 Fines Creek Rd Clyde, NC - Fines Creek Rd. (Exit 15 off I-40) Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday
 5859 Crabtree Rd. Clyde, NC - Hwy. 209 (past Pilot Truck Stop) Thursday and Sunday
 177 Recycle Rd. Clyde, NC - Jones Cove Rd. (next to Materials Recovery Facility)  Thursday and Sunday
 199 Hemlock St. Waynesville, NC - Hazelwood, Hemlock Street (Waynesville)  Thursday and Sunday
 30 Mauney Cove Rd. Waynesville, NC - Mauney Cove Rd. (Mauney Cove, off Hwy. 276)  Sunday


Materials Recovery Facility

Haywood County opened its Materials Recovery Facility on October 8, 1993. The Materials Recovery Facility is located on Recycle Road in Clyde, N.C. and operates Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Residential and nonresidential waste comes through our Materials Recovery Facility.

Materials accepted at the Materials Recovery Facility are residential trash, commercial waste, industrial waste, appliances, furniture, carpet, mattresses and bedsprings, and metals. Special waste collected at our Materials Recovery Facility are tires and lead-acid batteries. Antifreeze is collected at the Hazelwood Convenience Center Site.

A $55 per ton tipping fee is collected at our Materials Recovery Facility on all commercial and industrial waste. There are no tipping fees on regular household waste hauled into our Materials Recovery Facility. No tipping fees are charged for tires or appliances. Construction and Demolition materials have a $55.00 per ton tipping fee. .

White Oak Sanitary Landfill

3898 Fines Creek Rd.

Waynesville, NC


Our White Oak landfill which is a subtitle D landfill is located at Exit 15 - Interstate 40 at 3898 Fines Creek Rd. near White Oak Road. We began operation of this facility October 8, 1993. The White Oak Landfill operates Monday through Saturday 7:30 A.M. till 3:00 P.M. Loads that come in that are not on a dump bed need to be in the landfill by 3:00 p.m.

White Oak Landfill receives clean wood, brush, leaves, pallets, blocks-brick-concrete, uncontaminated dirt, asphalt and stumps at a cost of $22.25 per ton. Our construction and demolition landfill accepts shingles, painted/treated wood and sheet rock at $22.43 per ton. Dead animals are also accepted at this location at a cost of $22.43 per ton with a minimum charge of $5.

Holiday Schedule

The Materials Recovery Facility, White Oak Landfill and the 10 Convenience Centers will be closed on the following holidays:

    • New Year's Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day