Garbage & Recycle Notice

Recycling Collection Program

Recycling is provided for residential customers and is picked up every other week on Wednesday. Your service week is determined by where you live and each route is given a color. The area south and east of US 401 is the Green Zone or Green Route. The area north and west of US 401 is the Gold Zone or Gold Route. A map is available by clicking here.

A link for route information is located at the bottom of this page.

To request a recycling container, please call (919) 753-1027 or submit an email request to

>> Click here to find out what you can put in your new recycle container.

Garbage Collection Program

Garbage collection is done by subdivision. Please refer to the following to determine your garbage collection service day:


Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
  Alston Ridge    
Amber Ridge Birch Creek Ballentine Fleming Fields
Avalon Springs Buckhaven Brighton Forest Sandy Springs
Carriage Height Cheek Park Bryant Mobile Home Park South View Pointe
Groves at Carriage Height Cottenwood Charleston Commons Spring Field
Inglenook Fairfield Forest Ridge Summerdale
Lakestone Village Fern Valley Harrison Place Town Streets*
Morgan Creek Magnolia Ridge Meadowview  Woodland Point
Phillips Pointe Mill Ridge Northwyck  
Ridge at Kenneth Creek Oaks of Sippihaw Smith Farms  
Sexton Place Park Grove Sterling Ridge  
South Lakes Springhill Sunset Forest  
Southern Oaks Stewart Manor Terra Mobile Home Park  
Village of Charleston Village of Sippihaw Whitstone  
Willow Creek Wake Chapel Manor    
Town Streets* Woodchase    

Click the links below for detailed information on the garbage and recycle routes.

For more information on the routes, recycling or garbage collection, call (919) 753-1027.

*The majority of Town streets in the central part of Town will be picked up on Friday. If you live on a Town street that is outside of the central core and next to a major subdivision, you will probably be picked up on the same day as the major subdivision.