Curbside Municipal Solid Waste Pickup

Accepted Materials For Disposal

MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) Refuse Or Garbage

Any solid waste, putrescible or nonputrescible waste, animal or plant material from the handling, preparation, processing, cooking, consumption or storage of food and other waste which can be disposed of in a sanitary landfill, which is generated by the normal day-to-day operation of a residence, business and industrial, governmental or institutional establishments utilizing rollout carts.

Bulky Waste

Household furniture, mattresses, bedding, plumbing fixtures, ceramics and cardboard from establishments or residences utilizing rollout carts.

C & D (Construction & Demolition Debris)

Solid waste such as lumber, plywood, sheet rock, tin or other items resulting from the mininal construction (ie; door, window, sink), remodeling, repair or demolition activities performed by the resident or owner (No Contractors or Contracted Services) of an establishment or residence utilizing roll-out carts.

Yard Waste

LIMBS, TWIGS, LEAVES, VINES, SHRUBBERY, BEDDING, TRIMMINGS, ETC. Place these items next to the street beside your roll out cart separate from the other items. Each limb must be less then ten (10) feet in length. Limbs must be stacked in a straight, neat stack next to the street and separate from other items. They will be collected the same day as your roll out cart. DO NOT PLACE THESE ITEMS DIRECTLY UNDER UTILITY LINES

White Goods

Inoperative or discarded refrigerators, ranges, ovens, water heaters, freezers, washers, dryers or other similar appliance or parts thereof resulting from normal day-to-day maintenance of an establishment or residence utilizing rollout carts.

Sharps For Diabetes

Home-generated sharps waste is defined as hypodermic needles, pen needles, intravenous needles, acupuncture needles, lancets, and other devices that are used to penetrate skin for the delivery of medication or conduct a blood test derived from a household.

Preparing Materials For Collection

MSW (Municiple Solid Waste) Refuse Or Garbage

Place material in your rollout cart. Loose material will not be collected. If your cart is full, extra material must be put in a bag, box or tied in a bundle and placed next to your rollout cart. These items will be collected on the same day as your rollout cart.

Bulky Waste

Place these large items on the curb next to your rollout cart. Smaller, loose items must be put in a bag, box or tied in a bundle. These items will be collected on the same day as your rollout cart.

C & D (Minimal Construction & Demolition Debris)

Each large single item must be less than four (4) feet long and weigh less than 50 lbs. All other C & D items for collection must be put in a bag, box or tied in a bundle. Loose material will not be collected. Tied bundles must not be over four (4) feet in length, eighteen inches in diameter or weigh more than 50 lbs. Total amount of C&D placed out for collection at any one time must not exceed 2 cubic yards in volume ( about 4 1/2 roll out carts). Place this material next to your roll out cart in a separate stack from all other items for collection. These items will be collected on the same day as your rollout cart. Call 252-726-6071 for more information.

Yard Trash

LIMBS, TWIGS, LEAVES, VINES, SHRUBBERY, BEDDING, TRIMMINGS, ETC. Place these items next to the street beside your roll out cart separate from the other items. Each limb must be less then ten (10) feet in length. Limbs must be stacked in a straight, neat stack next to the street and separate from other items. They will be collected the same day as your roll out cart. DO NOT PLACE THESE ITEMS DIRECTLY UNDER UTILITY LINES

White Goods

Empty refrigerators, ranges, ovens, water heaters, freezers, washers, dryers or other similar appliances before placing them on the curb for collection. YOU MUST CALL the Town no later than Thursday for these items to be collected. Collection day for these items is each Friday.

North Carolina Household Sharps Disposal

How to Dispose of SharpsUsed sharps should be immediately placed in a sharps disposal container. FDA-cleared sharps containers are generally available through pharmacies, medical supply companies, health care providers and online. These containers are made of puncture-resistant plastic with leak-resistant sides and bottom. They also have a tight fitting, puncture-resistant lid.

If an FDA-cleared container is not available a heavy-duty plastic household container, such as a laundry detergent container can be used as an alternative.

Unaccepted Materials For Disposal

Hazardous Waste, Excluded Waste, Special Waste

Materials or substances defined and regulated for disposal by a Federal, State or Environmental agency, which poses a danger or hazard to the environment or persons collecting such material.  Contact correct agency for proper disposal (EPA, DEHNR, CRSWMA, ETC.)

Medical Waste And Infectious Waste

Solid waste from the diagnosis, treatment, research, production, testing or immunization of humans or animals which may produce an infectious disease. These include sharps, blood products, body fluids, and microbiological or pathological waste. Contact DEHNR, County Health Department or personal physician for proper disposal.

Septage Or Sludge

Any untreated or partially treated sewage solids, liquids or other sewage waste of human or domestic origin generated from a residence, business, institution or treatment plant (waste or water). Contact DEHNR or the County Health Department for proper disposal.

Waste, Oil And Batteries

Motor oil, unmounted passenger car or truck tires and automotive lead acid batteries are not accepted. These items can be taken to the Carteret county Convenience site located on Hibbs Road, Newport for disposal

Electronics

Electronic Equipment can be recycled at the Hibbs Road Solid Waste Convenience Site. Desktop Computers, Laptops, Mainframes, Fax Machines & Copiers, Scanners, Printers & Ink Cartridges, Telephones & Cell Phones. See Carteret County Solid waste and Recycling for more information.