Solid Waste Services

Hurricane Florence update ::

Solid Waste Services will be operating on a one-day delay beginning Monday, September 17 with Friday customers receiving service on Saturday, September 22. It is an orange recycling week.

Receive information about Hurricane Florence service impacts or delays directly to your phone by texting CLTSWS to 24587.

T​he 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.

​​​​New Size P​reparation For Recycling Cardboard

Solid Waste Services has updated the requirements for cardboard preparation. These updates were made in an effort to improve service quality for residents. The new preparation requirements will allow all recyclables​ to fall loosely into automated recycling trucks, improving the collection quality and process.

Cardboard Preparation Requirements :: Tear or cut cardboard into small pieces that will fit loosely into your cart. Please do not fold.​ Watch this video to make sure your cardboard is prepared properly for pick up. Cardboard​ Prep Video

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