Feed the landscape, not the landfill with fun and sustainable backyard composting.
Trash, recycling and city upkeep
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.
Information on what can be recycled, how to prepare items for collection, and 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.
See the priority level for streets to receive snow removal treatment.
Determine your trash and recycling collection schedules based on your address, view collection area maps, and print your schedule.
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.
Join the Adopt-a-Street Program to help reduce litter in the City of Asheville.
Learn about why your recyclables may not have been collected, and how you can resolve the issue.
Help keep the city streets free from excess debris and prevent property damage from rainwater runoff.
Report issues with city upkeep such as missed trash or recycling pickups, potholes, sidewalk issues, street light outages, vandalized street signs, and more.
Report if a storm drain is carrying anything other than rain water.
You may use The Asheville App to report or view the status of damaged street signs and street light outages.
How to report graffiti to get it removed.
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 - you can sign up to be put on a waiting list for the next available carts.
To request mowing or tree trimming in the city streets’ rights-of-way, use the Asheville App or call 828-259-5852.
Damaged or uneven sidewalks are unsightly and can be a hazard. To report a sidewalk in need of repair, use the Asheville App or call 828-259-5852.
Learn about what items can be recycled in the City of Asheville, and how to prepare them for pickup.