Johnston County Solid Waste

Johnston County, North Carolina
Solid Waste Department


Entrance to Convience Center

Education and Outreach


What is recycling? Why is it necessary? How do landfills work? These questions are answered in a Uses of Refuse presentation created by the Soil and Water Conservation District.

For more information about recycling and going green, please see the links below:

Contests and Awards

There are several contests and awards at national, state, and county levels for individual and groups who are promoting awareness of recycling and environmental issues.

Environmental Contests for Students

The Johnston County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors several poster and essay contests on environmental issues throughout the year for local students. These include a poster contest for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students; an essay contest for 5th and 6th grade students; and a PowerPoint contest for 6th grade students. The contest theme is based on an environmental topic that rotates each year.

Please contact the Soil and Water Conservation District at 919-934-7156 x3 for more information.

Use the links below for more information on county environmental contests and to view previous contest winners:

Community Environmental Recognitions

The Johnston County Soil and Water Conservation District recognizes local farmers every year for outstanding conservation efforts. Three awards are given:

  • Tree Farmer of the Year
  • River Friendly Farmer of the Year
  • Conservation Farm Family of the Year

Visit the Soil and Water Conservation website or contact the Soil and Water Conservation District at 919-934-7156 x3 for more information.


 

 

 

Contact Us

Solid Waste Services

County Landfill
680 County Home Road
Smithfield, NC 27577

919-938-4750

solidwaste@johnstonnc.com

Page last updated:  August 6, 2021