Residential Waste

Are you interested in how County solid waste is managed and methods for reducing waste?

Solid Waste Management Plan

Landfill Drop–Off

Residents of Cabarrus County may bring household waste and yard waste to the County landfill at 4441 Irish Potato Road, Concord, NC. Fees will be charged depending on the amount and type of waste.

Landfill Fee Schedule – Effective July 1, 2012

No Household Loads Over 8 Feet in Length Accepted

Individual Household Municipal Solid/Yard Waste Per Load
Up to 5 (32) gallon bags $4*
6 to 10 (32) gallon bags $6
Pickup or trailer to 8' $10
Pickup or trailer w/sideboards loaded over 20" H $16

*Receive $4 credit for bringing 2 grocery bags of recyclable material per load of the following:

  • Glass - Green, Brown and Clear (Beverage or Food Containers)
  • Aluminum and Steel Cans
  • Household Paper (Newspaper, Magazines, Junk Mail, Cereal Boxes, etc.)
  • Plastic Containers, #1-7 (NO #6 Styrofoam)
  • Cardboard (does not need to be bagged)

Other Items that can be dropped off at NO CHARGE:

  • Christmas trees can be recycled at no charge during January.
  • Scrap metal and appliances – all grades of scrap metal (no sealed containers or gas cylinders) and appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, washers, furnaces, A/C units and small kitchen appliances like microwaves, blenders, toasters, etc.
  • Power lawn equipment - mowers, edgers, etc. drained of all gasoline and oil.
  • Used tires – tires delivered by County residents are accepted in loads of 5 or less at NO CHARGE. (Tires from commercial establishments must be delivered to US Tire Recycling on Poplar Tent Road per N.C.G.S. 130A-309.58).
  • Electronics - computers, printers, stereos cameras, cell phones, etc. TVs and computer monitors DO NOT have a fee.

Electronics are accepted at:

Curbside Collection

County residents who live in the unincorporated area may choose to subscribe for curbside waste and recycling services with Republic/Allied Services (BFI). If you have questions, or want to subscribe for trash and recycling services, call Republic/Allied at 704-393-6900.

Republic Services - 2016 Holiday Collection Schedule
Holiday Date Schedule
New Year's Day Thursday, January 1, 2015 One Day Service Delay
Martin Luther King's Birthday Monday, January 18, 2016 Regular Schedule
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016 Regular Schedule
Easter Monday Monday, March 28, 2016 Regular Schedule
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016 One Day Service Delay
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2016 One Day Service Delay
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2016 One Day Service Delay
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2016 Closed - One Day Delay
Christmas Day Sunday, December 25, 2016 Closed
New Year's Day Sunday, January 1, 2017 Closed

Concord residents can call 704-920-5555 or visit

Harrisburg residents can call 704-455-5614 or visit

Kannapolis residents can call 704-920-4200 or visit

Midland residents can call 704-888-2232 or visit

Mt. Pleasant residents can call 704-436-9803 or visit