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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 Aug. 30

    No Yard Waste Collection There is no yard waste collection on the 5th Monday of the month.
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  2. Mon Sep. 6

    No Yard Waste Collection Labor Day Yard Waste Collection Schedule - Yard waste and loose leaves will not be collected on Monday, Sept. 6th due to the Holiday. Residents who normally receive yard waste collection on Monday, Sept. 6th will be serviced on Tuesday, Sept. 7th.
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