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New Bern Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

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

The City of New Bern is in North Carolina with Jacksonville and Wilmington to the southwest, Greenville and Wilson and Rocky Mount to the northwest, Fayetteville to the west.

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.

New Bern Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.newbernnc.gov/departments/public_works/sanitation/bulk_collection_guidelines.php

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Holiday
  • Christmas Next 2 Days

New Bern Trash Collection Map

New Bern Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.newbernnc.gov/departments/public_works/sanitation/bulk_collection_guidelines.php

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • freezers
  • refrigerators
  • washers
  • dryers
  • water heaters
  • sofas
  • tables
  • mattresses
  • microwaves
  • toasters
  • vacuums

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • computers
  • televisions
  • printers
  • paint cans
  • propane tanks
  • other hazardous material
  • tires on rim
  • lumber
  • carpet
  • carpet padding
  • other flooring materials
  • treated, painted, stained wood
  • fencing
  • treated lumber used in gardens
  • mirrors
  • glass
  • cement
  • concrete
  • brick items
  • roofing shingles
  • sheetrock
  • window frames
  • doors
  • railroad ties
  • demolition
  • remodeling
  • construction debris

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

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.newbernnc.gov/departments/public_works/sanitation/bulk_collection_guidelines.php

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in New Bern?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.newbernnc.gov/departments/public_works/sanitation/bulk_collection_guidelines.php

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.newbernnc.gov/departments/public_works/sanitation/bulk_collection_guidelines.php

What time does trash collection start?

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

How can I contact the New Bern Public Works Department?


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