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Pitt County Government

Pitt County operates 14 county collections sites. These sites are available to the public to dispose of household garbage and a number of recyclable items. We encourage the public to bring all their recyclables to these locations to be recycled.

County Collection Site Hours:

April – October
Monday - Saturday 7:30a - 7:30p
Sunday 2:00p - 7:30p
November – March
Monday – Saturday 7:30a - 6:00p
Sunday 2:00p - 6:00p
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Easter

County Collection Site Locations (252 area code)


Ayden-Grifton 5171 Weyerhaeuser Rd 746.9261
Bethel 3993 Creek Bank Rd 825.8681
Bells Fork 4554 County Home Rd 355.2296
Falkland 5661 NC 43 North 830.5598
Farmville 3457 Wesley Church Rd 753.7240
Fountain 3879 US 258 749.3525
Grimesland 3558 Avon Rd 758.1372
Pactolus 525 Second St 830.5232
Port Terminal 911 Port Terminal 758.0884
Shelmerdine 8270 NC 43 South 746.3821
Stantonsburg 3701 Stantonsburg Road 830.3864
Stokes 2453 NC 903 North 752.6991
Wellcome 673 Briley Road 830.3876
Winterville 4818 Reedy Branch Rd 355.3718

Accepted Materials


Container Products:
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass bottles and jars (clear, brown and green)
  • Plastic bottles #1 and #2
  • Steel/Tin cans

Paper Products:
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Paperboard
  • Newspaper/Magazines

Yard Waste:
  • Leaves
  • Limbs (six inches in diameter and no longer than six feet long)
  • Bushes/shrubs
  • Pine straw
  • Grass clippings
  • NO LARGE ROOTS OR STUMPS

Automotive Products:
  • Lead Acid batteries
  • Motor Oil

Other Products:
  • White Goods/Metal
  • All appliances
  • Metal items
  • Oyster Shells (Accepted only at the Bells Fork and the Port Terminal Sites)
  • Eyeglasses (Prescription glasses only)
  • Boxes to collect clothing and shoes for recycling
  • Cooking oil

Electronic Recycling Sites

All 14 sites


Items Not Accepted at Collections Site

  • Construction and Demolition materials
  • Tires
  • Stumps/roots
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Infectious waste
  • Dead animals