Trash Collection Information

All of our vacation rental homes provide a trash container or dumpster. Trash must be placed in the designated container and rolled to the edge of the street the night before your designated pick-up day. Please remember to roll carts back to the house and store them away from the street during non-collection days. Trash pick up for some areas is determined by location, if you aren't sure of your location visit our vacation rental location map .  

Please view trash procedures here.

Trash Collection Information By Area



Duck

Peak Season (May 1-September 30)
All Areas - Monday and Friday

Shoulder Season ( October 1- April 30 )

All Areas - Monday

Southern Shores

Peak Season ( Memorial Day to Labor Day )
All Areas - Monday and Friday 

Shoulder Season ( From Labor Day to Memorial Day )

All Areas - Monday

Recycling- Wednesday- All year

Kitty Hawk


All Areas, All Year - Monday, Thursday

Recycling- Monday All year


Kill Devil Hills

Peak Season (April 1- November 1)
East of the bypass Hwy. 158 - Monday and Thursday
West of the bypass Hwy. 158 - Tuesday and Friday
Shoulder Season ( November 4- March 27)
East of the bypass Hwy. 158 - Monday
West of the bypass Hwy. 158 - Tuesday

Recycling is Monday for all areas all year. 

Colington

Peak Season ( Memorial Day to Labor Day )
All Areas - Monday and Thursday
Shoulder Season ( From Labor Day to Memorial Day )
All Areas - Monday and Thursday

Nags Head

Blue Route: All properties fronting the west side of South Virginia Dare Trail and those east of South Virginia Dare Trail, all properties south of Bark and Bainbridge Streets near Mile Post 11.5 that lie between South Virginia Dare Trail and US 158/South Croatan Highway, and all properties on South Old Oregon Inlet Road. 

Peak Season: (May 1- Sept 30) Monday and Friday  

Shoulder Season: (October 1- April 30) Monday only.

Green Route: All properties west of US 158/South Croatan Highway (except for those in Old Nags Head Cove) and properties accessed from US 64. 

Trash Tuesday and Recycling Wednesday. (All year long)

Red Route: Properties in the Old Nags Head Cove neighborhood and properties north of Bark and Bainbridge Streets near Mile Post 11.5 that lie between South Virginia Dare Trail and US 158/South Croatan Highway, except those fronting South Virginia Dare Trail.

Peak Season: (May 1- Sept 30) Trash: Tuesday and Saturday and Recycling is Wednesday. 

Shoulder Season: (Oct 1- April 30) Trash is Tuesday and Recycling is Wednesday. 

Nags Head Trash Collection Map 

SOUTH NAGS HEAD

Peak Season ( May 1- September 30)
All Areas - Monday and Friday, Recycling is Friday only
Shoulder Season ( September 30-May 1 )
All Areas - Monday/ Recycling Friday 

We try our best to update trash collection information as frequently as possible. It is important to note that trash schedules are determined by the County or the Individual towns. For the most current and update information please visit your specific towns website. 

Learn About Recycling

Duck - Pick-up service on MONDAYS - Recycle bins/cans are provided - put container out the night before.

Southern Shores - Pick-up service on MONDAYS - Recycle bins/cans are provided - put container out the night before.

Kitty Hawk - Pick up Monday- Drop off center open Monday, Thursday, and Saturday - 9:00am to 3:00pm. Directions to Kitty Hawk recycling: Turn west on West Kitty Hawk Road, across from the Kitty Hawk Post Office (approx. 4 milepost), follow West Kitty Hawk Road then turn left on Bob Perry Road there will be a small brown sign saying RECYCLE and an arrow pointing left on the shoulder of roadway. Stay on Bob Perry Road, the recycle center is on the right. There is also a Public Boat ramp and picnic area here.

Kill Devil Hills - Located at 701 Bermuda Bay Boulevard. To get to Kill Devil Hills recycling center: Turn right on Ocean Bay Boulevard if you are coming from the north. Turn left if coming from the south at the gas station. The center is on the left about one-half mile.

Nags Head -  Most homes have recycling bins provided. See the sticker on yours for pick-up day. Typically it is Friday.

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