The following items will not be collected by the City or contractor:
The city will not collect the following types of solid and/or liquid wastes and it shall be ILLEGAL for any person to place any of the following in any container or receptacle or along the city right-of-way or curbside for collection:
It shall be the responsibility of the property owner to legally and properly dispose of these items.
(subject to minor changes after July 2)
Monday: Area west of 12th St., north and south of railroad, and west of Hwy. 161
Tuesday: Area south of railroad, and area east of Hwy, 161 (Crowders Mt. Rd. area)
Thursday: Area north of railroad, east of 12th Street
Click here for a complete list of items that will be accepted. No styrofoam, plastic shopping bags or wrap allowed. Please rinse all items. Each household will receive recycling pick up every other week on the same day as their regular household collection.
For more information call Waste Pro at 704.792.0800, toll-free at 855.738.6778. Click here for the 2012 recycling calendar.
Churches, non-profits and some commercial sites may be required to have a dumpster. Those customers will need to contract with a waste removal service. The Public Works Director will decide when dumpster service is required. If you have problems with the collection or the container, please call Waste Pro at 704.792.0800.
The City provides the “rental truck” program to help citizens deal with removing bulk waste. With this program, residents can reserve a city truck to load the materials at their residence. The city will take the debris to the landfill the following day. The cost to reserve the truck is $25, which is put towards the landfill disposal fee. Following disposal, any amount over the $25 will be billed to the resident. The truck can be reserved by coming to City Hall, completing an application and paying the $25 fee.
Limb Collection Reminder – City Ordinances require that limbs be no longer than 5ft. in length, and no larger than 6 inches in diameter. We cannot collect limbs if other debris is mixed with them, or if they exceed the required length & size. We are seeing an increase in contracted work being placed at curbside for collection. We do not collect yard waste resulting from any type of contracted work.
Leaf Collection – During the spring/summer months, the City will collect bagged leaves. The Leaf Vacuum Program begins in October of 2006. After that date, no bagged leaves will be collected. Also, leaves mixed with other debris cannot be vacuumed. Burning permits are not issued during the leaf vacuum season.
Tree, hedge, and shrubbery trimmings shall be placed at the curb for collection in accordance with the following guidelines: