Ashe County – Department of Environmental Services

Scott Hurley, Director
Ashe County Landfill Disposition of Materials

Landfill Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Convenience Centers
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday

Ashe County landfill accepts all types of materials except the following:

  • Liquid waste, including paint and insecticides
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Toxic Waste

Disposal Tax – $150.00 per household per year, $62.00 per ton commercial, $52.00 per ton industrial
LCID $42.00 per ton commercial/industrial

Materials brought to the landfill must be sorted according to where they are to be placed. The categories and what can go in each are:
Solid Waste – All household, commercial, and industrial waste must be placed in subtitle D landfill.

LCID (Clean wood, dirt, brick, concrete, brush limbs, etc.)

White Goods/Metal no charge (Scrap metal, sheet metal, lawn mowers (must be free of gas and oil)
Major appliances – washers, dryers, refrigerators, water heaters, dish washers, freezers, bicycles)

  • Dead Stock/carcasses $15.00 per stock (Accepts all animals, including cows, goats, horses, etc.)
  • Tires – no charge

Tires can be accepted with the rims in them; they must be neatly stacked in the trailer provided for their disposal.

North Carolina State law requires that you tarp your load while in transport to Disposal Facility.

Enforcement Penalty:
Disposing of recyclable materials co-mingled with contents that amount to 25% or more by weight or volume will be charged according to the following schedule.

  1. First offence: written warning
  2. Second offence: Tipping fee of twice the current rate
  3. Subsequent offenses: Three times the current tipping fee.