Solid Waste Services provides solid waste collection and disposal services for the unincorporated areas of the County and disposes of or processes the municipal solid waste generated in Wilson County.
These services are provided in an economical manner, while protecting the public health and environment. Compliance with accepted solid waste management operating procedures, operating permit conditions, and State and Federal laws and rules help to assure the operation of environmentally responsible, convenient, and economical facilities.
Department staff also responds to complaints concerning illegal dumping and littering. The Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR) primarily conducts educational and community assistance activities related to proper solid waste management and recycling.
WILSON COUNTY LANDFILL WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 24-26 FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. THE LANDFILL WILL ALSO BE CLOSED JANUARY 1 FOR NEW YEARS.
CONVENIENCE CENTERS WILL CLOSE AT 12:00 NOON ON DECEMBER 24 AND WILL REOPEN REGULAR HOURS DECEMBER 26.
THE FOLLOWING CONVENIENCE CENTERS WILL BE OPEN JANUARY 1 FOR NEW YEARS: SITE 2-HWY 117, SITE 5-LUCAMA, SITE 7-HWY 42 WEST, SITE 10-SIMS AND SITE 12-LANDFILL RD. ALL OTHER SITES WILL BE CLOSED.