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Curbside Recycling

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Place your recycling cart at the curb every other week on the same day as your garbage and yard waste collection.

  • Items accepted for recycling should be placed loose in your brown recycling cart - never bagged.
  • Give bottles, tubs and jars a quick rinse.

Find Your Collection Schedule and Search Materials for Disposal

Computer/Electronic and Appliance Recycling

Appliances/white goods and televisions/monitors are banned from North Carolina landfills. Find options to recycle these using the Waste Wizard.

Used Motor Oil/Filters Disposal

The Town collects and recycles used motor oil and filters free of charge by appointment; request collection or call (919) 469-4090.  Used motor oil must be placed in a plastic container no larger than 5 gallons, sealed with a screw-cap lid and labeled "Used Motor Oil." Filters must be triple-bagged.   

Residential Waste Cooking Oil Recycling

Save and recycle your fats, oils and grease (FOG) to make bio-fuel. The Town provides this service free of charge when scheduled through our Residential Cooking Oil Curbside Collection and Recycling Program.