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Chapel Hill Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Chapel Hill trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Chapel Hill is in North Carolina with Durham to the northeast, Raleigh to the southeast, Greensboro and Burlington to the northwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Chapel Hill Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s Residential Trash Collection Map.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Solid waste services are typically suspended on the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Services may also be suspended on the day after Halloween

Chapel Hill Trash Collection Map

Chapel Hill Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To request pick-up of bulky items, you must pre-pay for this service. The pickup service fee is $15 for up to three items and $5 for each additional item. Once you pay, immediately put your items on the curb for collection. Your items are usually collected within 3-5 business days.

To schedule a bulky item collection, you may make your request either by completing an online form or by calling the Public Works Department at 919-969-5100 to request pickup.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Large household items
  • Electronics

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Rock, brick, cinderblocks
  • Dirt, mulch
  • Building materials
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Liquids
  • Stumps
  • Hazardous waste
  • Cardboard (except dirty pizza boxes)

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Chapel Hill and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Curbside recycling services are performed weekly by the Orange County Solid Waste Management Department.

For more information, call them at 919-968-2788.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Chapel Hill?

To schedule a bulky item collection, you may make your request either by completing an online form or by calling the Public Works Department at 919-969-5100 to request pickup.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s Residential Trash Collection Map.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Chapel Hill Solid Waste Customer Service?

Town of Chapel Hill Solid Waste Services

Phone: (919) 969-5100
Email: [email protected]

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Chapel Hill trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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