March 29th: FREE WEEK DETAILS on 1490 WLOE & 1420 WMYN Radio
Posted on Thursday March 14, 2019
Ronald Tate & Mable Scott,10am, March 29th & April 2nd w/podcasts @ & www.MikeMoore.Media. Listen: 1490 WLOE in Eden, Reidsville & Wentworth, & 1420 WMYN in Madison, Mayodan & Stoneville.
Hear all you need to know on Rockingham County Radio's Community Accents to prepare for the upcoming FREE WEEK at Rockingham County's Public Landfill, Monday through Saturday, April 1-6th.  FREE WEEK or the free, household clean-up week, is at Rockingham County Public Landfill, 281 Shuff Rd, in Madison, 27025. 

Listen to Rockingham County Radio for FREE WEEK details in 30-minute interviews featuring Engineering & Public Utilities Director, Ronald Tate, at 10 a.m., March 29th, and April 2nd, with
 podcasts at and www.MikeMoore.Media.  Rockingham County Radio includes 1490 WLOE in Eden, Reidsville and Wentworth, and 1420 WMYN in Madison, Mayodan and Stoneville.  

Tate talked with Public Information Officer Mable Scott about various ways Rockingham County is focusing on beautification and enhancing the environment.  He also encouragesd citizens to bring proper identification to verify they are Rockingham County residents and to make sure all loads are properly covered and secured to prevent littering on roadways.  There will be an additional $10 fee for any vehicle entering the Rockingham County Landfill with an uncovered unsecured load.

The video of the FREE WEEK interview will air on Rockingham County Government's homepage at
on RockinghamUpdate at
and Rockingham Community College's public access Channel 2

Rockingham County Landfill,281 Shuff Road – Madison, NC FREE CLEAN-UP  WEEK:  April 1-6th:  Free Week Days/Hours

 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:  7:30am – 4:00pmSaturday:  7:30am – 12:00 Noon

Please read this notification carefully as there are significant changes to the Free Cleanup Week Program!

Citizens will be asked to demonstrate their Rockingham County residency.  ALL loads being brought to the landfill are subject to inspection by the environmental staff and law enforcement officers.  *** Fees will be charged for those wastes not approved for waiver of fees.  Commercial/paying waste haulers will have priority for access to the scales, processing at the scale house and disposal of waste at the Landfill during this week.   


Questions and requests for approval of cleanup collection programs should be directed to the Engineering & Public Utilities Dept. as soon as possible and prior to the Free Cleanup Week.    Contact 336-427-5421  during regular office hours.                                                                             


Please be reminded that the State of NC requires that all loads must be secured/covered to avoid littering our roadways.  The Landfill charges an additional $10 fee for any vehicle entering the Rockingham County Landfill with an uncovered/unsecured load.

TRASH HOARDING:  You are breaking the law!

The hoarding of one’s trash to avoid weekly compliance with the County’s Solid Waste Ordinance will not be tolerated. 

Our Solid Waste Enforcement Officers will be on site to address those who bring more than a week’s worth of garbage to the landfill that week.                                                                                               


Regular residential solid waste will be accepted for disposal from SINGLE DWELLING Households and items from the usual municipal “cleanup” collections programs conducted during the Free Cleanup Week.  Citizens are limited to one truck bed load OR one trailer load (trailer no longer than 16 feet) per household for the entire week.                                                                    


No “Commercial” solid waste material will be accepted for free disposal during the week.  This includes shingles, remodeling and construction materials, demolition materials and other waste recognized as commercial waste.  No industrial waste will be accepted for free disposal.  No animal carcasses will be accepted for free disposal. Commercial haulers of residential waste will not be allowed free disposal. 

TIRES: Please read carefully

County residents may bring up to 5 passenger tires for free.  More than 5 will be subject to a fee charge. 

The limit is 5 tires per household for the entire week.


 Waste from “cleanup” collection programs conducted by DOT will be accepted during the separately designated Spring Litter Sweep.  However the municipalities and DOT must receive prior approval from the E & PU office prior to the Free Cleanup Week.

RE-USE: Salvation Army, Goodwill, Churches, Civic Groups

Residents are urged and encouraged to remember those charitable organizations such as the Salvation Army, Goodwill and church & civic groups who may provide benefit to those less fortunate with donations of usable discarded items.  These are good recycling efforts and avoids disposal in the Landfill.  

RECYCLING:  Is Free All Year Long You Don’t Have to Wait Until Free Week to Recycle:

Will be provided for TVs, electronics, auto batteries, antifreeze, used oil, used oil filters, whole scrap tires, clean wood waste (including wood pallets), 20 lb. propane tanks, appliances & scrap metals. Glass (clear, brown, & green) containers, aluminum & steel cans, jars, jugs, newspaper, mixed paper, cardboard, magazines, paperback books, and plastic containers can also be recycled. All recyclable materials including scrap tires, appliances & scrap metal, antifreeze, used oil, used oil filters, wood pallets, clean wood waste, and auto batteries must be separated from other solid waste materials brought for disposal. These materials should be brought on loads separate from wastes brought for landfill disposal.


 Rockingham County North Carolina
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Rockingham County Government
371 NC Hwy 65
Reidsville NC 27320
Phone: 336.342.8100
Fax: 336.342.8105