Environmental Enforcement

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Environmental Enforcement is responsible for the administration of Guilford County’s Solid Waste Ordinance. The provisions of the ordinance regulate the proper disposal of waste materials and open burning.

The proper disposal of waste is important because it has a great effect on our environment and our community. Improper disposal includes illegal dumping, burying waste material on unpermitted sites, or disposing of regulated or hazardous materials in landfills. To determine the proper method for disposing of waste material, click here to use the Interactive Waste Disposal Guide.

To report illegal dumping, click here.

It is illegal to burn anything that isn't vegetation in Guilford County. To report illegal burning, click here.

Guilford County Environmental Enforcement
(336) 641-2082