Data, Annual Reports and Publications

Data/Annual Reports

N.C. Solid Waste and Materials Management Annual Reports

A comprehensive report outlining the state’s efforts regarding solid waste and materials management is published each year along with associated appendices listing per capita disposal and total disposal by county.  These reports can be accessed through the Division of Waste Management Solid Waste Management Annual Reports website.

Local Government Solid Waste and Materials Management Annual Reporting

Each North Carolina county and municipality is required to complete an annual report on their solid waste and recycling activities. For more information on reporting requirements and to obtain a copy of the current annual report form, please visit the Solid Waste Section Annual Reporting website.  

To view and download archived copies of previously submitted local government annual reports, please visit the Local Government Solid Waste and Materials Management Annual Reports website. 

Recycling Pricing Trends for North Carolina

DEACS tracks pricing trends for recyclables commonly managed in North Carolina. To view pricing trends for basic recyclable commodities please visit our Pricing Trends website.

For more resources on commodity pricing and information on specific materials, please visit our Pricing Resources website.


The Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service produces a range of materials highlighting the success of recycling in North Carolina, promoting best practices and supporting the development of a recycling economy across the state.