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Household Trash
Keeping Jacksonville Clean & Green
Jacksonville sanitation collects household trash weekly. To help us serve you better, please follow these guidelines:
  • Containers should be placed no more than 3 feet from the curb with arrows facing the street.
  • Dried paint cans with lids removed are acceptable. Try mixing sand or dirt into the paint can to help dry remaining paint.
  • Double bag disposable diapers, pet litter, and animal fecal waste in plastic bags.
  • Separate household garbage and yard waste into different containers.
  • The following items are not acceptable: dirt, gasoline, wet paint, flammable liquids, caustic substances, hot coals, solvents, explosives, and dead animals.

Eac  household is issued a 96-gallon waste container. If you are a new or current resident and need a container please call 910-938-5338 to acquire a City issued container for household trash. Containers should be placed at the curb by 7:30 AM. on day of service.

Bulky Items
Heavy and bulk items may be assessed a fee for collection. The City does have a set out limit for large piles and bulk items. See the bulk items page for additional information.

Commercial Trash Collection
The City offers two types of commercial business services:
  • Commercial dumpster service
  • Small business service

To determine the type of service appropriate for your business, call 910 938-5338.

Contact Us
Kerry Terrell
Sanitation Superintendent

350 S. Marine Blvd.
Building A
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Ph: 910-938-5338
Fx: 910-938-5071

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM
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