SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING
Pasquotank County operates 7 collection and recycling centers in the unincorporated areas of the County which may be used by any citizen of the county to dispose of residential waste and recyclable materials. For detailed information on the types of recyclables and waste accepted at the centers, call the Recycling Coordinator at 252-335-4105.
Door-to-door collection of garbage in Pasquotank County can be contracted with the various waste collection companies. Residential garbage collection within the corporate limits of the municipality of Elizabeth City is the responsibility of city government. Click here if you live within the city limits or call 252-337-6628.
TRANSFER STATION & LANDFILL
Pasquotank County operates one solid waste transfer station located at 983 Simpson Ditch Road just outside and west of Elizabeth City. The actual landfill was closed in 1992, 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 Sundays). To report littering, illegal dumping, or debris blowing from an uncovered vehicle, call the Environmental Officer at 252-338-7787. As of July 1, 2018 Pasquotank County Waste and Recycling will begin operating on the adjusted fee schedule posted below:
Waste Type: Price per ton:
City and Resident Garbage $66/ton
Commercial Garbage $69/ton
Construction and Demolition (C&D) $50/ton
Land clearing and inert debris (LCID) $50/ton
Bagged Asbestos $70.50/ton
Scrap Tires $86/ton
Commingled recycling (paper, plastics, steel and aluminum cans) Free
Mixed color glass bottles Free
Used Residential Motor Oil Free
Used Fryer Oils Free
Director of Solid Waste and Recycling
Solid Waste & Recycling
983 Simpson Ditch Rd.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Website Links and Related Information:
NC Department of Enviromental Quality
NC DEQ website with particular information on our county inspections within Dept. of Waste Mgmt and Solid Waste facility. Use Permit #7002 for landfills, #7003 for transfer station
NC Department of Revenue and local government distributions that pertain to solid waste taxes, white goods, scrap tires and electronic waste.
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) trade industry information.
Carolina Recycling Association Website representing NC and SC in recycling markets.
City of Elizabeth City official website with department information.