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**Solid Waste COVID-19 Information and Service Alerts**

The Town of Carrboro continues to provide household waste, bulk item, yard waste and loose leaves collection services on their normal schedule.  To view your collection day please see Residential Solid Waste Services Pickup Map

Please note: To limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect employees, the Town has modified some normal operating procedures. As a result, some services may take longer than normal or be delayed. Town offices are closed to the public; however, Public Works staff is available by phone at (919) 918-7425 or email

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

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Central Services

Provides building and repair maintenance to the Town's assets and manages cemetery operations including selling and marking of cemetery plots at Old Carrboro Cemetery and Westwood Cemetery.

Streets & Grounds 

Provides general streets maintenance services including pavement markings, sign installations, right-of-way sidewalks, street sweeping, and parking lot and unpaved roadway repairs.  Provides park facility and ball field maintenance at Town parks, and maintains bike paths.  Responsible for inclement weather street maintenance such as snow removal and hurricane clean-up.  Beautifies the Town through landscaping and ornamental design/maintenance.

Solid Waste

Provides waste collection to single-family, multi-family, and commercial  properties; yard waste and loose leaf collection to single-family and two-family dwellings; and bulk item collection.


Administers the Town's NPDES stormwater permit and Stormwater Utility Enterprise fund. Supports public stormwater infrastructure maintenance and improvements. Provides oversight of privately owned Stormwater Control Measure maintenance and inspection.

Fleet Maintenance 

Maintains and repairs all Town vehicles and equipment.

  1. Mon Nov. 22 - Fri Nov. 26

    Thanksgiving Week Household Trash Collection Schedule Due to the holiday, trash collections are two days early the week of Thanksgiving. Wednesday’s trash route will be collected on Monday, November 22nd; Thursday’s trash route will be collected on Tuesday, November 23rd; and Friday’s trash route will be collected on Wednesday, November 24th. There will be no yard waste collected the week of Thanksgiving.
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  2. Mon Nov. 22

    No Yard Waste Collection There will be no yard waste collected Thanksgiving week.
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