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Guidelines for Curbside Garbage Service

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Starting June 1st, your every other week recycling day will now be the same day as your garbage and yard waste collection.

For more information about the Recycling Route changes, click here.

Curbside garbage service
  • Pickup once per week in GREY 95 gallon cart marked garbage only.
  • Place your cart curbside by 6:00 a.m. (or the night before) of your scheduled garbage collection day.
  • Carts must be at least three feet from any object (i.e., cars, poles, mailboxes, trees).
  • Garbage defined as all kitchen and food waste, and all animal or vegetable waste that is attendant with or results from the storage, preparation, cooking or handling of food materials.

Curbside yard waste service

  • Pickup once per week in GREEN 95 gallon cart marked yard waste only.
  • Yard waste defined as vegetative matter resulting from landscaping and yard maintenance and beautification projects, such as leaves, grass cuttings, shrubbery and tree trimmings.
  • Yard waste may not extended 3 feet or more above the top of the cart.
  • We DO NOT accept roots, dirt, stumps, mulch or sod.

Curbside recycling service

  • Pickup every other week in BLUE 95 gallon cart marked recyclables only.
  • Recyclable materials include: magazines, telephone books, old corrugated cardboard, spiral paper cans, newspapers and inserts, aluminum cans, glass jars and bottles, steel cans, plastic soda and liquor bottles, plastic milk and water bottles.  Any other materials accepted by the Mecklenburg County Recycling Center is included in this list.
  • Cardboard and corrugated boxes and similar materials shall be broken down and placed in the collection area.
  • Once the recycling cart is full, overflow recyclables contained in brown paper bags may be placed on top of or beside the recyclables  cart.

Curbside bulk items collection

  • Advanced Disposal is not responsible for collecting bulk items or white goods/appliances. Please contact Huntersville Town Hall at (704) 875-6541 to make arrangements for white goods collection. Fees apply.
  • Advanced Disposal is not responsible for collecting tires or construction debris (concrete, wood, carpet, etc.). These items can be taken to North Mecklenburg Landfill, 15300 Holbrooks Road in Huntersville, (704) 875-3367.

To contact Advanced Disposal regarding solid waste services, please call 704-596-9428 or fax 704-596-9740.  

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Holiday Schedule

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Routes will be pushed back by one day following a holiday
For example, if Christmas Day is Tuesday and your normal service day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday of that week will be serviced on Saturday. 

About Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal (NYSE: ADSW) brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the fourth largest solid waste company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 16 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations.

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