03/27/09

Dare County Large Item Trash Pick-up

The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large household pick-up for residential customers only during April. No commercial business debris will be picked up.

The schedule is:

April 2, 2009 Thursday – Manns Harbor, East Lake, Stumpy Point
April 7, 2009 Tuesday – Hatteras, Frisco, Buxton
April 8, 2009 Wednesday – Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, and Avon
April 9, 2009 Thursday – Martin’s Point
April 14, 2009 Tuesday – Kitty Hawk
April 15, 2009 Wednesday – Colington
April 16, 2009 Thursday – Southern Shores
April 21, 2009 Tuesday – Manteo and Wanchese

If large item pick-up falls on your regular garbage collection day, please do not block the garbage container. Materials must be at curbside no later than 6 a.m. on the date of collection. There will not be a second day pick-up.

On this special pick-up, the county will collect the following recyclable items: used auto tires, used motor oil (only in spill proof containers), auto radiators, scrap metals (rims, motor parts), appliances, furniture, and mattresses and box springs. Please remove doors from refrigerators.

The following items WILL NOT be collected: old clothes, shoes, cardboard, etc., tree limbs, stumps, leaves, any yard-clearing debris, construction/demolition materials such as lumber, toilets, windows, doors, etc., any hazardous materials (oil based paint, pesticides, etc.) Water based paint can be picked up but must be dried out. All normal household garbage must be disposed of in your black can.

RESTRICTIONS:Please do not place items for the county large item pickup at the roadside until the day before your pickup will be held. If the county does not take an item(s) you placed on the roadside, it has been rejected and must be disposed of at your expense.

Take pride in your home and respect your neighbors. Do not leave trash at the roadside expecting it to be picked up.

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