State Surplus State Entities FAQ's I Work For a State Agency, Can I Bid On Items? Yes and no. You may bid on items that are not from your agency. You cannot bid on items that came from your agency even if you were not the custodian of that item. Can You Hold Items and If So For How Long? State agencies wishing to transfer or purchase items can have them held for three days to allow time to arrange transportation. What Recycling Contracts Does State Surplus Have? State Surplus has recycling contracts for electronic waste, scrap metal, used oil, and tires. Please enter the pickup of your recycled items into the State Surplus database so we can correctly distribute your funds. Please contact Chris Carrington at 919-814-5618 for information. How Do I Get a Username So I Can Enter Surplus Property In The SSP Database? If you are located in the Wake County area you can email Lisa Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign you up for a class on using the Surplus Property System. We also offer online training modules on how to use the surplus system for agencies outside of Wake County.