Important Update: The Office will be closed on Monday, January 21st.  Monday's Trash and Green Week Recycling services will be running on schedule.  Please have carts curbside no later than 7:00 am on the 21st. Please schedule your Monday and Tuesday Bulky Waste pick-ups no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, January 18th.

Please place any live Christmas trees at the curb for pickup on your trash day.  Remove all lights and decorations.  Artificial trees can also be picked up by calling in a Bulky Item pickup no later than the business day before your trash day. 

Contractors are completing the second and final pass.  Existing piles of vegetative storm debris have already been identified and will be picked up.  Any new vegetative debris must comply with City yard waste collection policies.  We appreciate your patience and cooperation during this recovery.

Recycling & Trash Division

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Residential Trash Service

To sign up for service or for questions about your bill, call the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority at 910.332.6550.
Find out more about your trash service.

Yard Waste Service

Yard waste is collected once a week on the same day as your trash collection as part of your regular service. There is no additional charge for this service. 

Find out more about your yard waste service.

Recycling Service

City of Wilmington trash customers can participate in the recycling program at no charge! Call 910.341.7875 to sign up today!

Find out more about your recycling service.

Bulky Item Service

Bulky items such as appliances, electronics, and furniture are collected at no additional charge as part of your regular trash service by appointment only.

Find out more about your bulky item service.

Central Business District

Residents and commercial establishments in the downtown business district can elect trash collection ranging from 2 times a week to twice a day, seven times per week.  In the central business district, trash bags are used instead of carts.  Find out more about trash collection in the Central Business District.

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