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Garbage Collection

The City provides roll out garbage containers to residents and businesses for disposal of domestic waste. Each container is collected at curbside on a weekly basis by City sanitation crews. The day of collection varies based on the customer's location in the City. Call (704) 435-1700 to determine which day garbage is collected in your neighborhood.

Yard Waste Collection

Loose material such as leaves, grass clippings, and leafy vegetation is collected by City street crews on a weekly basis at curbside by use of suction machines between October 1 and February 1. At other times of the year, all yard waste must be bagged for collection at curbside on a weekly basis.

Limbs are collected by City street crews on a weekly basis at curbside and chipped into mulch. The mulch is then made available at no cost to local residents and businesses for reuse as landscaping material.

Appliance and Bulky Item Collection

Appliances and other bulky items such as furniture are collected by City street crews on a weekly basis at curbside. Other items that may be especially heavy or in large quantities are collected at customer request for a nominal fee.