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Basic Residential Service
Collection and disposal of:
correct placement

  • One Rollout Garbage Container once per week
  • One Recycling rollout container bi-weekly - GO GREEN! 
  • Large household items (such as furniture, mattresses) are limited, please contact Recycling and Waste Services for policy limits and to schedule collection
  • Grass Collection (do not bag)
  • Yard Waste based upon policy collection limits*

             *Yard Waste/Brush requirements and limits:

Cumulative amounts of brush or tree limbs (cut by the occupant or property owner), not exceeding the maximum amount of five cubic yards (equating to 8 feet in length, 4 feet wide, 4 feet high) within a thirty (30) day period. Tree limbs should not exceed 5 ft. in length or weigh more than 75 lbs. to be collected and disposed of at no additional fee. Disposal of any remaining (over the limit) debris is the responsibility of the occupant or property owner. If excess debris is collected by the City, current fees will apply as approved by City Council. 

Brush or tree limbs resulting from the same cutting and/or exceeding the allowable limit, cannot be spread over several pickups in order to avoid a fee. Cumulative amounts of brush, tree limbs, and household trash at a residence, which does not exceed the policy collection limits, will be collected and disposed of at no additional fee. It is not permissible, in order to avoid the collection limit and fee charges, to place trash and/or brush resulting from the same clean up or cutting at the curb monthly until all is removed.

The fee for exceeding the collection limit is minimum $350 (additional $150 per hour), plus full cost of tipping fees at the Davidson County Landfill and/or wood-recycling center. Fees are set and adopted by City Council and are subject to change.

Collection of Leaves during Leaf Season (October - December)

For additional information, please visit the Recycling and Waste Collection webpages, check out our Residential Services Brochure [PDF] or feel free to contact us.

If you would like the convenience of being notified via email when your collection day may change due to a holiday, please Sign up for eNews! You may also visit the Recycling and Waste Collection calendar for key dates and events.

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Last updated: 6/16/2017 2:12:47 PM