Lee County’s Convenience Centers are open to all unincorporated (outside the City of Sanford and the Town of Broadway) county residents only. All sites are staffed and accept bagged household garbage, furniture, appliances and recyclables.
All Convenience Centers are closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Lee County’s Convenience Centers are open to all rural county residents only. Residents of the City of Sanford or Town of Broadway are not authorized to use the centers.
The centers are for residential users only. No commercial, industrial or institutional waste is accepted at the centers.
Loitering and/or scavenging are prohibited.
Residential Household Garbage – Must be bagged
Residential Trash – This includes furniture, mattresses and other bulky waste items.
Recyclables – Click here for a list of items accepted for recycling.
Used Motor Oil, Oil Filters, Crankcase Drainings, Hydraulic Fluids, Transmission Fluids, Diesel Fuel and Kerosene.
Appliances and Scrap Metal
Commercial, Industrial or Institutional Waste
Construction & Demolition wastes
Used Tires – Tires (5 or less) are accepted at the Resource Management Facility.
Yard Waste, Stumps, Logs or Brush – Yard waste and land clearing debris are accepted at the Resource Management Facility
Household Hazardous Waste
Medical or Infectious Waste
Sealed Tanks or Drums – All tanks or drums must have holes in them to insure that no liquids or gases remain. Drums must have the ends cut out.
Propane Tanks – Contact Blossman Gas, Inc., 2221 S. Horner Blvd., 775-3013 or watch for our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.
Please note: Open burning of garbage and trash is illegal in the State of North Carolina. Violators of this law are subject to fines up to $25,000. Click here for more information regarding this law.
If you see someone burning garbage call the Open Burning Hotline: 1-877-673-6287 (toll free)
Convenience Center Survey
Garbage and Trash Disposal Information
Resource Management Facility
Local Ordinance and Regulations
School Recycling Programs
Stop Junk Mail
Solid Waste Management Plan
Frequently Asked Questions