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Solid Waste Division
Lincoln County Landfill
Map to Landfill

Mark Bivins,
Solid Waste Manager

James Horn,
Landfill Operations Manager

Michelle Hoyle, Administrative Secretary/Recycle Coordinator

5291 Crouse Road
Crouse, NC  28033

Ph: (704) 732-9030
Fx: (704) 732-9048

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Saturday

Lincoln County operates a Solid Waste Landfill on approximately 300 acres near Crouse, NC. There are also a number of convenience sites for household waste and recyclable material located throughout the county. Only waste generated inside Lincoln County can be accepted at the landfill and convenience sites. Out-of-county waste cannot be accepted.

Important Notices
Proposed Amendments to Lincoln County Solid Waste Ordinance

Proposed Solid Waste Operating Procedures Manual

Reinstatement of Residential Only C&D at Convenience Sites

Solid Waste Convenience Site Locations and Hours of Operation

Waste Disposal Guidelines for Convenience Sites and Landfill

Availability Fee

Landfill fees for waste disposal - July 1, 2016

Sticker Program
The Solid Waste Department has a sticker program for Lincoln County Residents. A valid sticker is required to access county convenience sites. Stickers are renewed annually and are sent out in July with Tax bills. Stickers for Lincoln County residents are also available at the following locations:

Public Works Office – Lincolnton
115 West Main Street, 2nd Floor
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Phone:    704-736-8497

Public Works Office - Denver
7674 Tree Farm Road
Denver, NC 28037 
Phone:    704-483-7082

Solid Waste Office - Crouse
5291 Crouse Road
Crouse, NC 28033 
Phone:    704-732-9030

Notice Regarding Electronics at the Landfill
Currently North Carolina General Statues ban electronics from the Landfill.  The additional requirement of certified recyclers has increased the cost for processing and disposing electronics. N.C. General Statute 130A-309.10(f)

Lincoln County implemented a $10 fee for each TV or monitor to be handled by Lincoln County for recycling beginning July 2016.  TV’s and Monitors can be brought to the landfill at 5291 Crouse Road during normal hours.  The Webb Road Recycling and Convenience site will also accept TV’s and monitors on Saturdays. A $10 charge is required at both locations. 

Other electronics may be recycled at all sites with no fee.  This fee is for TV’s and monitors only. Please contact Lincoln County Landfill with any questions at 704-732-9030.

Citizens can also recycle electronics at private firms, which may charge a fee.  North Carolina DEQ has provided a courtesy list of these firms at this link:

Electronics Recyclers Registered in North Carolina