Solid Waste

Commercial Waste Collection

The Solid Waste Division provides:

  • Municipal solid waste collection to single-family dwellings, duplexes, multi-unit housing, and commercial entities
  • Collection services for bulk items 
  • Collection services for yard waste

Post-holiday Tree and Wreath Recycling

Post-holiday trees and wreaths will be collected as part of the regular yard waste collection schedule. Please remove all decorations from the tree or wreath, including tinsel and any nails from the stand.  Trees and wreaths should be placed at the curbside with other yard waste.  

**Solid Waste COVID-19 Information and Service Alerts**

The Town of Carrboro continues to provide household waste, yard waste, and loose leaf collection services on their normal operating schedule. To view your collection day please see Residential Solid Waste Services Pickup Map

For bulk item collection such as appliances, furniture, or TVs, please call (919) 918-7425 or email to schedule a pickup.

Please note: To limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect employees, the Town has modified some operating procedures. As a result, some services may take longer than normal or be delayed. Town offices are closed to the public; however, Public Works staff is available by phone at (919) 918-7425 or email

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

  1.  Calendar 
  2. Find Your Collection Day

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