Landfills in 28173 Zip Code
How to Make an Efficient Trip to the Landfill

On the edge of many towns, far from homes and businesses, you'll find the local, community garbage dump. Garbage dumps and landfills often look like a chaotic scene of waste trash, paper and other useless junk. There may even be an industrial grade incinerator spewing smoke and flames as it burns waste. But a closer examination reveals the modern landfill as the cutting edge of modern waste management. These facilities recycle and manage the waste from modern day life in an attempt to keep the environment as clean as possible. If you're planning on taking a load of household garbage or yard clippings to the landfill, here’s how to make the most of your trip.

  • Start off by taking any items that can be recycled to your local recycle center. Household paper, plastic and aluminum have no business rotting in landfill. Items like this take hundreds of years to fully biodegrade. Beside the environmental concerns, many landfills charge by weight, if you can reduce the weight of your load, you'll pay a lot less.
  • Be certain to dispose of hazardous materials, like batteries and computer monitors at a proper facility, not the trash dump. Toxic materials from these items can pollute soil and drinking water if they're not disposed of properly.
  • Try getting to the dump as early in the day as possible. Let's face it; you do not want to be standing in the middle of a landfill at three in the afternoon on a hot summer day. In the morning, cooler air helps control odors and makes unloading your truck a lot easier.

  • 704-296-0070
    4242 Morgan Mill Rd
    Monroe, NC 28110
    704-233-5334
    2125 Austin Chaney Rd
    Wingate, NC 28174
    704-504-4750
    10301 Westlake Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28273
    704-694-6900
    375 Dozer Dr
    Polkton, NC 28135
    704-875-1166
    11898 Everett Keith Rd
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    704-455-3466
    5001 Morehead Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    704-782-2004
    5105 Morehead Rd Ste A
    Concord, NC 28027
    704-528-9218
    663 Houston Rd
    Troutman, NC 28166
    803-428-2400
    1431 Sumter Hwy
    Bishopville, SC 29010
    704-462-1348
    3993 Rocky Ford Rd
    Newton, NC 28658
    336-998-6467
    360 Dalton Rd
    Mocksville, NC 27028
    803-276-4687
    325 C And D Ln
    Newberry, SC 29108
    803-495-3317
    2185 E Brewington Rd
    Sumter, SC 29153
    803-788-3054
    2185 E Brewington Rd
    Sumter, SC 29153
    843-667-0085
    908 S Parker Dr
    Florence, SC 29501
    803-356-3867
    5009 Sunset Blvd
    Lexington, SC 29072
    864-439-2381
    360 New Hope Rd
    Wellford, SC 29385
    336-771-4919
    5000 Overdale Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27107
    803-452-5003
    8430 Camp Mac Boykin Rd
    Pinewood, SC 29125
    828-757-0965
    2800 Cheraw Rd
    Lenoir, NC 28645
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