Feed the landscape, not the landfill with fun and sustainable backyard composting. Learn how to dispose of appliances, bulky items, large collections (moving in or out of a home), carpets, or small dead animals. Rules and instructions for disposing of hazardous household waste safely. Collection schedules and information on how to prepare tree limbs, leaves, or shrub trimmings for pickup. View an interactive map of recycling locations where certain items may be taken in person for recycling. Determine your trash and recycling collection schedules based on your address, view collection area maps, and print your schedule. Join the Adopt-a-Street Program to help reduce litter in the City of Asheville. View holiday collection schedules to see how holidays will impact your recycling, trash, or other collection services. Useful tips for keeping bears out of your trash and co-existing with these curious creatures. Learn about why your recyclables may not have been collected, and how you can resolve the issue. The City of Asheville is implementing a pilot program to provide bear-resistant trash carts to residents. There are a limited number of carts available for the pilot program and they are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Learn about what items can be recycled in the City of Asheville, and how to prepare them for pickup.