Curbside Recycling

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When to Recycle

Place your recycling cart at the curb every other week on your collection day following your Blue or Yellow week schedule; find your recycling collection day.
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What to Recycle

What's Accepted in Your Cart?

Certain Rigid #2 HDPE Plastics
Chipboard and SBS/White Paperboard
Corrugated Cardboard
Gable Top Cartons and Aseptic Packaging
Items accepted for recycling can also be dropped off at the Citizen's Convenience Center313 N. Dixon Ave.

Proper Preparation for Recycling

  • Give containers a quick rinse.
  • Keep items loose in the cart; do not bag your items.

Recycling that is mixed with unaccepted items or otherwise improperly prepared may not be processed and require disposal at the landfill.

Computer/Electronic and Appliance Recycling

Appliances/white goods, computer equipment and televisions are banned from North Carolina landfills. Recycle your computer/electronics and appliances.

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.

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