Contact Information


Administration

 

Jessica Foster
Solid Waste Division Manager
jesfoster@ashevillenc.gov
828-259-5863

Sonja Kun
Administrative Assistant
skun@ashevillenc.gov
828-259-5485

John Henderson
Customer Service Representative
jhenderson@ashevillenc.gov
828-259-5857


Area Supervisors

Robert Heinis
Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer
rheinis@ashevillenc.gov
828-232-4521

Darlene Barnwell
Area Supervisor/ Code Enforcement Officer
dbarnwell@ashevillenc.gov
828-259-5428

Daniel Rice
Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer
drice2@ashevillenc.gov
828-259-5858

Related Services

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.

Help fight litter

Join the Adopt-a-Street Program to help reduce litter in the City of Asheville.

Holiday schedule updates

View holiday collection schedules to see how holidays will impact your recycling, trash, or other collection services.

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