Solid Waste

Solid Waste Department

The Columbus County Solid Waste Department is located within the Columbus County Public Utilities Department, which is located at 205 Lee Avenue , 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.

Contact Us

Operating Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

205 Lee Avenue
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 641-3953   Phone
(910) 642-1041   Fax

Harold Nobles, Director
hnobles@columbusco.org

Chris Nobles, Assistant Director
cnobles@columbusco.org

Amanda Davis, Executive Assistant
adavis@columbusco.org

Solid Waste Supervisor
pturner@columbusco.org
(910) 234-6379


Columbus County Recycling Centers

Recycling Center Addresses & Phone Numbers

Map of Recycling Center Locations

Holiday Schedule & Closings

Acceptable & Unacceptable Materials


Open Burning Of Solid Waste

General Statutes for Open Burning - Section 1900 

Regulations for Open Burning (English)
Regulations for Open Burning (Spanish)
Regulatory Reform Act of 2014
Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 

Prohibited Items & Guidelines for Open Burning 

Land Clearing Guidelines for Open Burning

Burning Permits