Chapel Hill Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Chapel Hill trash pickup schedule for 2023 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 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 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit Residential Trash Collection Map

For up-to-date collection schedules, visit townofchapelhill.org/trash or call 919-969-5100

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed 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 2023

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, and 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 2023

Curbside recycling services are performed weekly by 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: 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?

Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
Phone: 919-969-5100
Email: [email protected]

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