COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR

Orange County Waste and Recycling Centers

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Five staffed centers are available for all Orange County Residents to dispose of household garbage, bulky items such as upholstered furniture, and a full range of recyclable materials. 
Hours of operation and location information for the Waste and Recycling Centers: 
(2018 Holiday Schedule)

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Bradshaw Quarry Rd. Mebane

CLOSED

7am-6pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

7am-6pm

7am-5pm

1pm-6pm

Bradshaw Quarry Rd. Center closes on Saturdays from 1:30-2:00pm for container service.

Eubanks Rd. Chapel Hil

7am-6pm 

7am-6pm

CLOSED

7am-6pm

7am-6pm

7am-5pm

1pm-6pm

Ferguson Rd, Chapel Hill

CLOSED

7am-6pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

7am-6pm

7am-5pm

1pm-6pm

High Rock Rd. Efland  

CLOSED

7am-6pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

7am-6pm

7am-5pm

1pm-6pm

Walnut Grove Church Rd. Hillsborough 

7am-6pm

7am-6pm

CLOSED

7am-6pm

7am-6pm

7am-5pm

1pm-6pm


No business waste. Residential waste only. 
Loads are limited to one pick-up truck per day or weekend period.
Loads must be secure upon entering the centers.
Mattresses and box springs are accepted at the Eubanks Rd. and Walnut Grove Church Rd. Waste & Recycling Centers only. Limit 4 per person, per day or weekend period.  

All centers except for Bradshaw Quarry Rd. accept yard waste and have Salvage Sheds where residents can leave and/or take reusable items in good condition. No clothing, carpet, construction material, yard sale remnants, broken furniture or trash items should be left in the Salvage Sheds.
Eubanks Rd and Walnut Grove Church Rd. Waste and Recycling Centers have additional collections not available at the other three centers:

  • Food Waste drop-off for all food and food related paper to be composted
  • Used Cooking Oil collection
  • Plastic bag and film recycling
  • Used Clothing, Textiles and Shoes
  • Mattresses and Boxsprings. Limit four pieces per person per day or weekend period. Residents bringing mattresses to the Eubanks Rd. Waste and Recycling Center while the Orange County Landfill is open will be directed to that facility.  Only mattresses received at the Orange County Landifll will be recycled. 
The Walnut Grove Church Rd. Center also houses one of the County's two Household Hazardous Waste Collection facilities. 

Accepted Materials:
All Five Waste and Recycling Centers have Single Stream and Corrugated Cardboard Recycling, same as 24-hour Recycling Drop-Off Sites

PLUS You can recycle Do Not Include
LARGE RIGID PLASTICS  Non-bottle rigid plastics #2, #4, and #5.  Look for the purple dumpster!

Eubanks Rd. and Walnut Grove Church Rd. Centers can accept over-sized rigid plastics such as plastic playground slides, kiddie  pools, or large plastic drums.  Rigid plastics must fit inside the container, and can be cut down in order to do so if necessary. 
No plastic bottles (recycle separately with Single Stream Recycling).
No #1, #3, #6, #7 plastics or any metal. No plastic bags or other non-rigid plastics.
Used Motor Oil & Oil Filters Kerosene, diesel fuel, gear oil, Coleman fuel and transmission fluid can also be recycled with motor oil. Bring in separate containers. No Gasoline, brake fluid, solvents, mixed gas, or paint. Bring these items to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection.
Antifreeze  
Automotive and Boat Batteries  
Household Batteries  
Electronics Data carrying electronics such as computers and peripherals, televisions, phones, cd and dvd players, radio and stereo receivers, fax machines and VCR's. We also accept household appliances that have a cord, battery operated toys (batteries removed) and electronic media such as DVD's, CD's and their plastic jewel cases.

Limit 5 computers or televisions per person per day or weekend period. 
 No shrink wrap or items containing tape such as video or cassette tapes.

No large stereo speakers.
Scrap Metal and Large Appliances (limit 2 per day)  
Tires (limit 5 passenger vehicle tires per month)   
Yard Waste and Clean Wood Loose or in paper yard waste bags available at most home improvement stores. NO plastic or paper grocery bags.