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Transfer Station

Residential disposal & recycling services.

We are now accepting bulky waste such as furniture, mattresses, wood construction & demolition debris, any other large over-sized items, and bagged household garbage.


Please adhere to the following safety guidelines while onsite:

  • Remain in the immediate vicinity of your vehicle at all times; loitering is not permitted and extremely unsafe!
  • All children under the age of 15 MUST remain in the vehicle at all times
  • Wear close toed shoes and high visibility clothing

Disposal Rates

Solid Waste

  • 33-gallon bags of household waste with recyclables removed:
    • $2/bag
  • Less than 33-gallon bags:
    • $1/bag
  • Loads under 440 lbs @ $12 minimum

For Commercial/Franchise Haulers

All trucks, roll-offs, or flat bed (compacted or otherwise) of solid wastes which contain less than 5% by weight or volume of any of the following wastes will pay $47.75/Ton at the Transfer Station:

  • corrugated cardboard,
  • untreated wood products suitable for mulching,
  • concrete, cinder blocks, brick,
  • concrete with steel or any type metals

Residential Sharps Disposal

Buncombe County residential households can drop off 'sharps', such as needles and lancets for disposal. Please place sharps in an approved sharps container, available at pharmacies, or in a sturdy, thick-walled plastic jug with a secured lid or taped closed and labeled SHARPS.

NOTICE: NO BUSINESSES OR MEDICAL FACILITIES are permitted to use the sharps disposal area at the Transfer Station.

Recycling

At the Transfer Station

NOTE: Please take recyclables out of blue bags before depositing them at the landfill and transfer station.

Acceptable Items

Miscellaneous

  • Lead acid batteries
  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • White goods
    • Stoves
    • Refrigerators
    • Air Conditioners
    • Freezers
    • microwaves
  • Automtive Tires
    • 1st 10 tires $0.00
    • Each additional tire after 10, $2.00 per tire
    • All tires on rims $2.00 per tire

Co-mingled Recyclables

  • Metal Cans - Aluminum, Steel, Tin, EMPTY Aerosol cans
  • Plastic - Bottles, Jugs, and Containers with recycling numbers #1 - #7 such as plastic yogurt containers, margarine tubs, and plastic take out containers.
  • Glass - Bottles and Jars (clear, brown, green)
  • Aluminum - Pie Tins, Food Trays
  • Paper Cartons - Milk & Juice Cartons and Juice Boxes
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Mixed Paper - Catalogs, Junk mail, Magazines, Cereal boxes, paper Egg Cartons, Envelopes, Manila envelopes, Office paper, Paper, Phone books, Glossy paper, Post-It-Notes, Brown paper bags, Paper towel rolls
  • Shredded paper - place in a paper bag with the top rolled closed

Locate & Contact

Transfer Station Location

Contact

Nick Edmonds
Manager
P:(828) 250-6205

Transfer Station
190 Hominy Creek Road,
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturdays
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.