UPDATE: Cary's Citizen's Convenience Center will resume accepting yard waste drop off beginning Saturday, August 17.


The Citizen's Convenience Center accepts residential solid waste, recycling and yard waste for proper disposal. Commercial use and waste from private contractors including landscape/garden companies, is prohibited. The center does not allow residents to unload from box trucks/U-Haul type vans. 

Center Operating Hours 



Monday – Saturday

   8 a.m. – 6 p.m.


   1 – 6 p.m.


New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Accepted Materials

  • Household Bagged Garbage: No fee
  • Bulky Trash: Furniture, mattress/box spring, grill, toilet, other broken household items; no fee.
  • Appliances: Washer, dryer, refrigerator, etc. for recycling; fees may apply. To keep our community and crews safe, please secure or remove doors on appliances such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Residential Yard Waste: Limbs must be smaller than 6 inches in diameter, no limit on length.
  • Residential Electronics for Recycling:
  1.  Misc. electronics such as DVD/VCR/Printers/Audio speakers; no fee
  2. *Electronic items (Monitor/TVs/Laptop); $10 fee per electronic item
    *An "electronic item" includes television, monitor or laptop and may be bundled with one or all of the following: cased CPU, keyboard, mouse.

Don't see it on our list? Check Chatham County FacilitiesWake County Facilities , or search your material here for disposal options. 

Materials Not Accepted

  • Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) - Take HHW to one of these disposal sites:

Chatham HHW Collection Events every third Saturday of the month.   

Wake HHW Facilities: Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

North Wake Solid Waste Management Facility
9307 Deponie Drive

South Wake Solid Waste Management Facility
6130 Old Smithfield Rd.