Columbus County Solid Waste
Press Release May 26, 2021
Please be aware of significant wait times at the County Transfer Station located at 113 Landfill Road due to large amounts of construction and debris materials. Delays are expected to possibly continue for three weeks during the demolition of Cerro Gordo Elementary School. County staff will diligently work to assist everyone as quickly as possible. Please be patient during this busy time.
Solid Waste Department
The Columbus County Solid Waste Department is located within the Columbus County Public Utilities Department, which is located at 612 North Madison Street, Whiteville, N.C. 28472. The operating hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Customers requiring assistance or requesting information regarding Solid Waste issues may contact 910-641-3953 and staff members will be happy to assist you.
Columbus County Recycling Centers
There are a total of seven (7) manned Recycling Centers throughout Columbus County. The Recycling Centers were set up to receive residential waste and to help eliminate materials from being placed into the waste stream. Columbus County encourages citizens to reduce, reuse, and recycle so that we can keep our County clean and green.
Transfer Station Facility
The Columbus County Transfer Station is located at 113 Landfill Road, Whiteville, N.C. 28472. The operating hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Customers requiring assistance or requesting information regarding rates and acceptable materials may contact 910-642-6852 and staff members will be happy to assist you.