The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services provides a variety of quality, efficient and cost-effective services including the collection of: bulky waste, garbage, recycling and yard waste. Specialized services include small business garbage collection, litter picking, dead animal collection, street sweeping and maintaining the cleanliness of Center City Charlotte.
2016 Christmas Holiday Schedule
Solid Waste Services will not provide collection services - garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulky waste - on Monday, December 26. Collection will operate on a one-day delay, with Friday customers receiving collection services on Saturday, December 31.
Normal Collection Day Holiday Collection Day
Monday, Dec. 26 Tuesday, Dec. 27
Tuesday, Dec. 27 Wednesday, Dec. 28
Wednesday, Dec. 28 Thursday, Dec. 29
Thursday, Dec. 29 Friday, Dec. 30
Friday, Dec. 30 Saturday, Dec. 31
New Size Preparation For Recycling Cardboard
Currently, residents are asked to cut, not fold, cardboard in 3 ft. x 3 ft. pieces and put it in the recycling cart for collection. Effective November 21, 2016, the requirements are:
Tear cardboard into small pieces that will fit loosely into your cart. Pieces should not exceed 18 in. x 18 in. Please do not fold.