Solid Waste Division
Transfer Station: 8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Saturday (Hand unloaders must be done by 4:00pm; Hydraulic dump vehicles can unload from 8am until 4:30pm)
Convenience Center: 8:00 - 4:30 / Monday - Saturday
Office: 8:00 - 5:00 / Monday - Friday
Facilities are closed on holidays as indicated in schedule.
Essential Departmental Functions: The Solid Waste Division provides the County with a Transfer Station for waste disposal, tire disposal, construction debris, and wood waste. The Convenience Center provides recycling of household materials (paper, plastic, aluminum, glass), certain electronics, mercury products, and white goods (used appliances and metals). The Department is responsible for waste reduction, recycling, and disposing of solid waste in order to protect the public's health, safety and welfare.
The Solid Waste Division also coordinates a recycling bin loan program for special events through Environmental Programs. Please click here to download a request form. Call (828) 694-6524 for more information or for assistance in implementing waste diversion for your special event.
Please see the Henderson County Solid Waste Ordinance for information on Henderson County Solid Waste rules and regulations. Please also see the Solid Waste Management Plan for information on operations.
For North Carolina's rules and laws on Solid Waste Management, please visit the NC Division of Waste Management's website.
- 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collections at the Convenience Center
- 2016 Paint Recycling Collections at the Transfer Station