Public Works

public works sign 1

Friday, June 18th - No Household Trash Collection

Household trash will not be collected on Friday, June 18th in observance of the Holiday. Residents who normally receive waste collection on Friday will be serviced on Monday, June 21st.

**Solid Waste COVID-19 Information and Service Alerts**

The Town of Carrboro continues to provide household waste, yard waste, and loose leaf collection services on their normal operating schedule. To view your collection day please see Residential Solid Waste Services Pickup Map

For bulk item collection such as appliances, furniture, or TVs, please call (919) 918-7425 or email solidwaste@townofcarrboro.org to schedule a pickup.

Please note: To limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect employees, the Town has modified some normal operating procedures. As a result, some services may take longer than normal or be delayed. Town offices are closed to the public; however, Public Works staff is available by phone at (919) 918-7425 or email pworks@townofcarrboro.org.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

  1. Fri Jun. 18 - Mon Jun. 21

    June 18th - No Household Trash Collection Household trash will not be collected on Friday, June 18th in observance of the Holiday. Residents who normally receive waste collection on Friday will be serviced on Monday, June 21st.
    Read On
  2. Mon Jul. 5

    No Yard Waste Collection Yard waste and loose leaves will not be collected on Monday, July 5th due to the Holiday. Residents who normally receive yard waste or loose leaves collection on Monday, July 5th will be serviced on Tuesday, July 6th.
    Read On
View All
Public Works Street Division
public works leaf collection
Public Works Waste Management Truck
Winter wx public works

Central Services

  • Provides building and repair maintenance to the Town's assets and manages cemetery operations including selling and marking of cemetery plots at Old Carrboro Cemetery and Westwood Cemetery.

Fleet Maintenance Division

  • Maintains and repairs all Town vehicles and equipment.

Solid Waste Division

  • Provides waste collection to single-family, multi-family, and commercial  properties; yard waste and loose leaf collection to single-family and two-family dwellings; and bulk item collection.

Streets & Grounds Division

  • Provides general streets maintenance services including pavement markings, sign installations, right-of-way sidewalks, street sweeping, and parking lot and unpaved roadway repairs.  Provides park facility and ball field maintenance at Town parks, and maintains bike paths.  Responsible for inclement weather street maintenance such as snow removal and hurricane clean-up.  Beautifies the Town through landscaping and ornamental design/maintenance.

Stormwater Division

  • Administers the Town's NPDES stormwater permit and Stormwater Utility Enterprise fund. Supports public stormwater infrastructure maintenance and improvements. Provides oversight of privately owned Stormwater Control Measure maintenance and inspection.