The towns dispose of solid waste at both the Franklin County Solid Waste Transfer Station and the Vance County Solid Waste Transfer Station. Approximately 2,600 tons of residential and commercial solid waste was shipped to the Vance County Solid Waste Transfer Station in FY05/06.
All town residents may use the county transfer station for disposal of items including white goods, old tires, auto batteries, yard waste and construction/demolition materials. Town residents may use one of the 12 county convenience centers to dispose of household waste and some bulk items (furniture, televisions, etc).
Contracts with Waste Industries to pick up waste twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays at the backdoor. The Town of Louisburg also picks up once per week on Wednesday for curbside garbage/bulk materials and for yard waste. Town employees provide this service using town trucks.
Town employees provide leaf collection at the curb from November 1 to February 1. All leaves are given to town residents and to some county residents for mulch. White goods can also be left at the curbside for pickup for an additional charge. All construction materials must be handled separately by the town residents.
Commercial customers contract directly with a waste company to receive waste collection. Additional dumpsters and service are available for additional fees. There are 1,114 residential stops.
Waste Industries picks up waste once per week at the back door on Tuesday. Town employees use a town vehicle to collect leaves during leaf season (November to February).
The Town of Franklinton currently contracts with Greenhill Nursery to pick up yard waste at the curb one day per week. Town employees collect white goods on the last Friday of every month. The white goods are brought to the county transfer station to be recycled.
Commercial accounts contract directly with a waste company of solid waste collection. Additional service and containers are available for an additional cost. Franklinton has 817 residential stops and 59 commercial stops.
Contracts with Waste Industries to provide once per week residential pick up at the backdoor on Wednesday. The town also contracts with Waste Industries for every other Wednesday recyclable curbside pickup. Material recycled includes clear, brown, and green glass, plastic bottles (milk, soda, and water), steel cans, and newspaper.
Town employees using a town vehicle can pick up white goods and other bulk materials. Organic materials, including limbs and leaves, are picked up by the town employees. There are approximately 400 residential and commercial stops in the Town of Youngsville.
Contracts with Tyson Sanitation to provide once per week picks up on Tuesday. There are 255 customers. No other service is provided. Estimated cost of collection is $24,000.