Solid Waste Disposal 

The Utilities Department is responsible for providing Winston-Salem and Forsyth County residents, businesses, industry, and contractors and developers access to facilities for the safe disposal of solid waste. The Solid Waste Division operates one landfill for municipal solid waste, another for construction and demolition debris, and two yard waste facilities. The Division also maintains one closed-out facility, the Overdale Landfill.

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Disposal

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities operates a state-permitted, active, MSW landfill on Hanes Mill Road. This is a composite lined landfill permitted to accept MSW from the following Counties:

  • Davie
  • Forsyth
  • Stokes
  • Surry
  • Yadkin

For additional information, please call City Link at 336-727-8000.

Application

Landfill Permit online application, valid for two trips per year from the date of issue.

Recycling Program

Curbside recycling is provided to residents within the City of Winston-Salem. Drop-off recycling is available at three locations within Forsyth County. Visit Recycle Today for more information.

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