The City of Asheville prides itself on offering excellent garbage, brush, leaf, and large item collection services. The city is committed to delivering the highest quality of these services while managing costs effectively. In order to accomplish this goal, the sanitation division uses innovative collection methods and equipment while employing well-trained staff that is generous with their time and commitment to service. Thank you for helping us to make your home, neighborhood and city a cleaner and better place to live.

Need to report a missed garbage collection? Contact the City of Asheville Customer Service Division at (828) 251-1122 .

For general Sanitation questions:

To determine your collection day or A/B week, click on Collection Day icon below, then enter your location in the SimpliCity search, then choose the trash or recycling icon to determine your collection day or week. A and B week schedules are also listed in the icons below.

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City of Asheville Sanitation Services
Public Works Department

Jes Foster, Sanitation Division Manager
Physical address: Public Works Building, 161 S. Charlotte St.
Mailing address: P. O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802
Sanitation Hours: 7 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Thursday
Office: (828) 259-5857