Unincorporated Roadside Recycling Collection
Durham County provides roadside collection of recyclables for its unincorporated residents. If you live within the city limits of Durham, we do not service your area.
Please do not bag your recyclables. Leave them loose inside of your cart.
Recycling collection for your home occurs every other week. Use this document to determine your pick up day and Schedule (A or B).
On your collection day, carts should be placed on the curb no later than 7 a.m from October-April, and no later than 6 a.m. from May - September.
If your recycling cart was not collected (and it was placed on the curb by the appropriate time), please call 919-560-0433 by 9 a.m. on the following business day.
The County has completed the transition from 18 gallon bins to 96 gallon carts. At this time there is no provision to allow multiple carts at one address. You may not use any container other than the provided 96 gallon roll cart for recycling. If you do not have a 96 gallon container for your residence, please call 919-560-0433. For auditing purposes, each cart is tied to a specific address. Please do not take the cart if you move to a new location.
Roadside Garbage Collection
Durham County Government does not provide roadside garbage collection. County residents located within the unincorporated portions of the County may set up roadside garbage collection with a solid waste hauler. Durham County does not endorse any solid waste hauler, but has provided a list of solid waste hauler contact information below for citizen convenience. You must contact these haulers directly for service rates and collection information. Additional haulers may be found in your local phone directory.
North of the Eno Residents: Clayton and Hurdle: 919-688-4993, Republic Services, Inc.: 919-991-1000, Trustworthy and Affordable: 336-598-0408, Waste Industries: 919-596-1363
South of the Eno Residents: Waste Industries: 919-596-1363, Republic Services, Inc.: 919-991-1000
If you would like your business to be added to this list, please call 919-560-0433.