Garbage & Recycling

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The town contracts with Waste Pro for garbage & recycle pickup. Garbage pickup is every Wednesday and recycle pickup is every other Thursday. Please see the provided schedule below for specific dates. If your garbage or recycling is missed, please log a complaint on TracEZ using the link below or call Waste Pro at 980-255-3800 to schedule a recovery time. 

Household Garbage

All garbage must be bagged and placed in the 96 gallon container. Containers should be placed at an accessible location beside the street before 7:00AM on pickup day, with the metal bar on the containter, and arrow on top of the lid facing the street. Please do not place containers near mailboxes or parked vehicles. If you have more than one container sitting out, please make sure there is enough space between them for the arm on the garbage truck to grab each container.

DO NOT place grass clippings, garden waste, medical waste, construction and building materials, auto parts or hazardous waste in your garbage container.

Bulk items that DO NOT fit in the container will be picked up by a different truck on Wednesday. These include furniture, mattresses/box springs, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, trash compactors, hot water heaters, chairs, sofas, bagged trash and other bulky items.

Waste Pro, and the town, do not pick up antifreeze, batteries, tires, electronics, automobile parts, paints and liquids or pool chemicals. These items must be taken to the Union County Landfill.

Leaf Collection

Leaves must be bagged in clear plastic bags and placed beside the road no later than 7:00AM for Waste Pro to pick up. Bagged leaves are collected every other Thursday. Please see the Leaf Vaccuming tab for information on leaf vaccuming services. 

Lot Clearing

A contractor must dispose of all material from any lot or land clearing operation.

Yard Waste

Grass clippings, brush, and shrub trimmings must be piled at the curb before 7:00AM and must be free of other debris for Thursday pickup. Limbs are not picked up by Waste Pro. Please see the "Limb Pickup tab" for limb pickup service.

Loose yard waste such as pinecones, straw, and vines must be put in clear, plastic bags and placed by the roadside before 7:00AM for Thursday pickup.

It shall be the duty of the property owner or contractor to dispose of debris resulting from the construction, remodeling, landscapping, demolition or repair of buildings. No material from land clearing or landscapping will be picked up.

Yard waste will not be picked up from vacant lots or abandoned structures.

Recycling

Recycle cans are available for $4.37/month by calling Town Hall. Pick up is scheduled every other Thursday. All recyclables must be placed in the 96 gallon container and placed at an accessible location beside the street before 7:00AM on pickup day. Recyclable information is shown on the solid waste schedule.