Contact Information


John Henderson, Customer Service Representative


Sonja Kun, Administrative Assistant


Jessica Foster, Solid Waste Division Manager

Area Supervisors


Robert Heinis, Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer – Trash Collection


Darlene Barnwell, Area Supervisor/ Code Enforcement Officer – Downtown and Special Collections


Daniel Rice, Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer – Brush Collection


Brad Hunter, Area Supervisor / Code Enforcement Officer – Lead Code Enforcement Officer


Updated 03/02/2020


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Dispose of large, seasonal or unusual items

Information about disposing of large or unusual items such as furniture, household hazardous waste, or appliances. As well as instructions for brush, leaves, or Christmas trees.

Recycling guidelines

Information on what can be recycled, how to prepare items for collection, and composting.

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Asheville modifies Sanitation schedule to keep collections going and help protect our staff from COVID-19  

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