Landfill Information

Surry County operate a Subtitle D landfill located at 237 Landfill Road, Mt. Airy and is available for the disposal of residential and commercial waste.  An area is provided at the Mt. Airy landfill for the disposal of tires (rims must be removed) and appliances (white goods) and yard waste.

The Public Works Fees are below. Please call 336-401-8375 with any questions or concerns.

PUBLIC WORKS FEES (effective July 1, 2021)

Landfill Tipping Fee   $45.00 per ton includes mattresses and box springs, Furniture, etc.
NC Solid Waste Fee   $2.00 per ton
Residential and Commercial Brush   $35.00 per ton
Tires (off the rim)**   $125.00 per ton
Fluorescent Bulbs   $1.00 Each
Electronics (Commercial Only)   $.0.35 per pound
Televisions   $5.00 Each
Pallets   $45.00 per ton
** Tires not eligible for free disposal will be accepted for disposal along with the required fee.  $125 per ton (car, LT and truck tires) $300 per ton extreme muddy, foreign trash, debris; $400 per ton OTR tires that measure 60" or more in diameter (rates are subject to change).  Refer to current Scrap Tire Collection Plan for more information.

No charge items accepted at all convenience centers:
  • Household bagged garbage
  • Aluminum
  • Mixed paper
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic
No charge items accepted at the Mount Airy Landfill
  • Glass
  • White Goods
  • Scrap Metal
  • Tires off the rim (with completed State form)
  • Residential electronics (excluding televisions)