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Bulky Item Collection
Scrap metal and white goods are only picked up on Wednesdays. Call (828) 251-1122 to schedule a pick up.
- Bulky Item Collection
- Large Collections (moving in or out of a home)
- Carpet Disposal
- Small Dead Animals
The City of Asheville collects appliances such as stoves, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, trash compactors and hot water heaters for a fee of $5 per item, which is assessed on a residents combined utility bill. Call (828) 251-1122 to schedule appliance collection.
North Carolina State Law prohibits the dumping of appliances in a landfill. This law also requires that businesses who sell appliances charge an appliance disposal fee to cover the cost of the appliance. Citizens are encouraged to allow the business selling the new appliance to dispose of the old one.
The City of Asheville will collect chairs, beds, mattresses and springs, sofas and other bulky items on request. To request collection of these items, call (828) 251-1122. Once you schedule collection, place the item(s) at your curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.
The City of Asheville will collect large amounts of trash, such as from a move into or out of a home, ONE TIME ONLY. Call (828) 251-1122 to schedule.
When disposing of carpet, roll and tie with string or twine (not wire) in 4 foot rolls and place at the curb. Call (828) 251-1122 to schedule collection.
Small dead animals, such as a cat, dog or other small, household pet, must be wrapped in a plastic bag and placed at the curb. Call (828) 251-1122 for pick up.
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