Mooresville Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Mooresville trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Mooresville is in North Carolina with Huntersville and Charlotte to the south, Kannapolis to the southeast, Gastonia to the southwest, High Point and Winston-Salem to the northeast.

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.

Mooresville Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day – All trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – All trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Memorial Day – All trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Juneteenth – All trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Independence Day – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Labor Day – All trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday trash and recycle delayed a day
  • Christmas – All trash and recycle delayed a day

Mooresville Trash Collection Map

Mooresville Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • All plastics (1 & 2)
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Cardboard boxes – flattened
  • Cereal and food boxes
  • Juice boxes and cartons
  • Metal food cans
  • Milk cartons
  • Mixed paper, newspapers, and junk mail
  • Paperback books and magazines
  • Phone books

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Audio/videotapes
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Clothing and other fabric
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Household garbage
  • Household glassware
  • Light bulbs
  • Non-recyclable items
  • Paint cans
  • Photographic film
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic film and wrap
  • Styrofoam
  • Tires and other rubber products
  • Yard waste

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 Mooresville and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Mooresville?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 AM. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Mooresville Public Works Department?


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