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Meridian Waste Pumpkin Patch to Give Back to the Local Community

Sep 15, 2021
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Public Invited to Fall Festivities including Bounce House, Pumpkin and  Face Painting, Hayride, Games and Touch-A-Truck Yard


WHO: Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, and Shotwell Construction & Demolition (C&D) Landfill is hosting a free fall event for the local community again this year.

WHAT: Event activities includea bounce house obstacle course, pumpkin and face painting, corn hole games, animal balloon tying, hayride tours, and touch-a-truck display. The Charity Pumpkin Patch will support local nonprofits including The Bailey and Sarah Williamson Farm & Nature Preserve, Good Hope Baptist Church and East Wake Education Foundation.

WHEN: Every Saturday in October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

WHERE: Meridian Waste’s Shotwell C&D Landfill, 4724 Smithfield Rd. in Wendell

WHY: Meridian Waste is dedicated to supporting and giving back to local communities. Last year’s event was so well received by the local community and charities that the company is hosting it again this year. 

MORE INFO: Pumpkins will be available in three sizes with suggested donations of $5 for medium, $10 for large, and $15 for an extra-large pumpkin. Donations are suggested and are not required to visit the facility and enjoy the activities.Meridian Waste is donating 100 percent of monies raised from the pumpkin donations to local non-profits and will match all pumpkin donations to double the amount given to the local charities. 

For more information, visit the event page at For more information about Meridian Waste’s services in North Carolina, please visit



About Meridian Waste 

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business is centered on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in Northeast Fla., Augusta, Ga., St. Louis, Mo., Raleigh, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Knoxville, Tenn., Blacksburg, Va., Harrisonburg, Va., and Richmond, Va. servicing more than 131,439 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates 12 hauling companies, seven transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), three municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills in which 1,058,999 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit





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