FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection – June 29, 2024

For Alamance County Residents Only
NO business/commercial waste will be accepted

Saturday June 29, 2024
Rain or Shine

Southeast Alamance High School
3400 S NC Hwy 119
Haw River, NC

Now accepting more than just paint-related material and pesticides!
Types of hazardous waste that WILL be accepted:

  • Household cleaners, drain openers, toilet bowl cleaners, oven cleaners, disinfectants
  • Solvents, thinners, shellacs, varnishes, sealers, wood preservatives
  • Automotive products including brake fluid, antifreeze, used motor oil up to 5 gal, filters, gasoline
  • Pesticides & insecticides including poisons, aerosols, weed killers
  • Miscellaneous materials such as acids, bases, kerosene, batteries, photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, mercury, fluorescent tubes, CFLs
  • Latex & oil based paint and spray paint
  • Propane Cylinders (Grill and camp size ONLY)

Household material that WILL NOT be accepted:

  • Explosives / Ammunition
  • Electronics / TVs / Computers
  • Radioactives / Smoke Detectors
  • Medical Waste

For more information please call 336-376-8902

Sponsored by Alamance County Landfill
Co-sponsored by NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Effective July 1, 2022, paper shredding is no longer available to the public.

Alamance County Landfill

2701 Austin Quarter Road, Graham, NC  27253
Phone:  (336) 376-8902
Fax:       (336) 290-8685
Solid Waste Director:  Richard Hill


Landfill / Scales

Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm; Sunday-Closed

Recycling / Convenience Center

Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

(Except Holidays – refer to Holiday Operation Schedule)

The Landfill / Scales is for commercial/industrial garbage, large loads of residential trash, construction and demolition debris, brush/yard waste, metal, tires, so material can be weighed to determine charge.  These type of materials are only accepted during scale operational hours.

The Recycling / Convenience Center is for residents to dispose of their bagged household garbage and recyclables.


From Interstate 40, take exit 148 (Hwy 54), head east on Hwy 54 approximately 8 miles, turn right onto Mineral Springs Road and follow to the end approximately 2.5 miles, turn right at stop sign onto Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Road, take immediate left onto Austin Quarter Road.  The Landfill gate is approximately 1 mile on the right.

The Landfill, Convenience Center, and Recycling Centers of Alamance County may be used only for the disposal of solid waste generated in Alamance County.