County of Dare
|For Immediate Release: 9/17/2012||Contact: Public Relations Office
The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large household pick-up for residential customers only.
October 4, 2012 Thursday - Manns Harbor, East Lake, and Stumpy Point
October 9, 2012 Tuesday - Hatteras, Frisco, and Buxton
October 10, 2012 Wednesday - Avon, Salvo, Waves, and Rodanthe
October 16, 2012 Tuesday - Kitty Hawk
October 17, 2012 Wednesday - Colington
October 23, 2012 Tuesday - Martins Point
October 24, 2012 Wednesday - Manteo, Wanchese
The Town of Southern Shores will be conducting their own pick up. Please contact them for further information. Dare County Sanitation does not service the Town of Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills and Duck. Please contact towns for information regarding their services.
PLEASE DO NOT INTERFERE WITH COUNTY EMPLOYEES PICKING UP LARGE ITEMS.
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 6:00 am 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.
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.