Solid Waste & Recycling

Pitt County operates 14 Collection and Recycling Centers in the unincorporated areas of the County which may be used by any citizen to dispose of residential waste and recycle their recyclables. For detailed information on types of recyclables and waste accepted at the Centers, call the Recycling Coordinator at 252-902-3353.

Collection Companies

Door to door collection of garbage in Pitt County can be contracted with various waste collection companies. Residential garbage collection within the corporate limits of municipalities is the responsibility of the town or city government.

Transfer Station & Landfill

Pitt County operates one solid waste transfer station located on Allen Road (SR 1203), just west of Greenville. The actual landfill was closed in 1995, but the site continues to be used for solid waste operations and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.(Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, closed on Sunday). To report littering, illegal dumping, or debris blowing from an uncovered vehicle, call the Environmental Officer at 252-714-4443.

As of July 1, 2018, Pitt County Solid Waste and Recycling will begin operating on the adjusted fee schedule below: 
Concrete, Block, Brick, Asphalt:  $10.00 per ton
Clean Wood:  $25.00 per ton
Clean Pallets:  $25.00 per ton
Shingles:  $5.00 per ton