Recycling Centers

Recycling Centers for Regular Recyclable Materials

Map of Forsyth County, with recycling centers marked.

3 Convenient Locations in Forsyth County: 

Hanes Mill Road Landfill - 325 Hanes Mill Road, (336) 661-4900

Take 52 N to Hanes Mill Road Exit, turn right and go across the bridge; the Landfill is located on the right. 

Forsyth Co. Center #1 - 445 Lindsay St., Kernersville (near the Public Works Dept.)  (336)723-2784

Forsyth Co. Center #2 - 6328 Yadkinville Rd., Pfafftown (beside Vienna Volunteer Fire Dept) - (336) 723-2784

  • Centers are Open:Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
The following holidays will be observed at Forsyth County Centers #1 and #2:

NEW YEAR'S DAY, MEMORIAL DAY, FOURTH OF JULY

LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY, CHRISTMAS DAY

 

Cardboard Drop-Offs cardboard boxes

In addition to curbside cardboard pick-up, you can drop-off clean, flattened corrugated cardboard at these Fire Stations, at your convenience:

  • 100 Arbor Road
  • 4700 Country Club Road
  • 2995 N. Liberty Street
  • 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
  • 651 N. Marshall Street
  • 4685 Ogburn Avenue
  • 771 Palmer Lane
  • 2417 Reynolda Road
  • 2745 Waughtown Street

NO pizza boxes, boxes with grease or food residue, or packing materials. Cardboard must be placed inside containers. If containers are full, visit another participating Fire Station.

 

You MAY recycle the following materials, at no charge:

 

Aluminum Recycling

ALUMINUM BEVERAGE CANS

  • Rinse.
  • NO aluminum foil, pie tins, or scraps.

 

GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS (clear, green, and brown)

  • Remove caps/lids and discard.
  • Rinse containers.
  • NO ceramics, dishes, drinking glasses, light bulbs, mirrors, Pyrex, window glass, or any glass that is not a container.

 

PLASTIC BOTTLES AND JUGS (clear and colored)


 
  • The neck of the bottle must be smaller than the base or widest part. 
  • Remove caps and discard.
  • Rinse.
  • Flatten to conserve space.
  • NO bottle caps or tops; antifreeze, pesticide, motor oil or other hazardous material containers; containers that are not bottles, such as deli or yogurt containers, margarine tubs, or flower pots; plastic bottles that are not marked with the recyclable symbol; wide-mouth prescription bottles; plastic bags of any type; plastic wrap, or Styrofoam.

 

STEEL FOOD AND BEVERAGE CANS

AEROSOL
CANS 

  • Rinse.
  • Empty Aerosol Cans and remove plastic tops
  • NO paint cans.

 

CHIPBOARD (cereal boxes, dry food boxes, paper towel rolls, etc.)

  • Remove plastic and foil liners.
  • NO Styrofoam egg cartons; waxed, aluminum-foiled or plastic-coated boxes, such as milk, juice cartons, frozen food cartons, etc.

 

JUNK MAIL & OFFICE PAPER

  • Includes envelopes, office and notebook paper, glossy ads, etc.

 

MAGAZINES & CATALOGS

  • NO books, binders, or notebooks.

 

NEWSPAPER

  • Remove from plastic bags.

 

TELEPHONE BOOKS

  • May be recycled year-round.

 

CARDBOARD (corrugated)

  • Flatten (does not have to be bundled).
  • NO pizza boxes or boxes with grease or food residue or packing materials.

 

tires

TIRES

HANES MILL ROAD LANDFILL ONLY

  • Limit 5 per year per household.

 

And, to dispose of hazardous materials....

3RC - The EnviroStation for Hazardous Waste Disposal - 1401 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (across from Bowman Gray Stadium) - (336) 784-4300

  • Open Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Open Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Household hazardous wastes for residents of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County
  • Electronics can be taken to 3RC for recycling; there is a charge to the customer of twenty-five cents per pound. Cash and checks are accepted.

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