Waste Management

Burke County operates a number of waste management and recycling facilities for use by residents.

The John’s River Waste Management Facility (at 2500 Marsh Trail, Morganton) is comprised of a Construction and Demolition (C&D) Landfill, used exclusively for construction and demolition debris, and a Transfer Station, used by residents for disposal of general household waste and recycling.

Here is the link to the recycling information: https://www.burkenc.org/recycling

In addition, the county operates six Convenience Centers throughout the county for disposal of general household waste and recycling.

Swat-A-Litterbug Program

Learn about the Swat-A-Litterbug program.

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