trash recycling and yard debris cartsCOVID-19 Update

Due to an increase of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina and Moore County, the Village of Pinehurst Public Services Department is implementing precautions as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other federal, state, and local authorities. 

The Public Services team remains committed to safely continuing normal curbside collection services, but will not collect any materials placed outside of carts beginning Monday, March 30, 2020.  This implementation includes white goods, flattened cardboard boxes, and all other recycling or trash bags placed outside of your provided containers.  Please continue to recycle correctly and set carts out with enough space to provide our drivers room to service your home safely.  Excess garbage, recycling, and other materials can be deposited at any of Moore County's convenient sites according to county policies.

"We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause," said Public Services Director Mike Apke, "and we appreciate your understanding, flexibility, and commitment to safety during this time."

For questions regarding solid waste collection, please contact the Public Services Department at 910-295-5021.

About Us 

The Solid Waste Division of the Public Services Department operates under the direction of the Assistant Director of Public Services. There are nine members of the Solid Waste team, led by a Solid Waste Superintendent. This division provides approximately 8,528 households with weekly (One and Done) pickup of garbage, recycling, and yard debris.

All carts must be placed curbside prior to 7:00 am on each scheduled day, three feet apart from any obstruction, and with space between carts.  In addition, Village ordinance requires residents to return all carts to storage by the end of the collection day.

Do you have some items that won't fit in your cart? You can drop those off at the Moore County Landfill.  For a list of the Moore County Landfill Convenience Sites, click here.

For Special Pickups (Metals, Moving Boxes), please request a Special Pickup via MYVOP.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Operating automated/semi-automated trash trucks and small garbage trucks (11 total) to collect trash, recycling, and yard debris

  • Recycling approximately 172 tons of curbside recyclables monthly

  • Removing approximately 370 tons of curbside household refuse monthly

  • Removing approximately 2260 tons of yard debris annually.  Much more if weather related issues like hurricanes or tropical storms come into area.

  • Providing Assisted Pickup when needed.  Please submit an Assisted Pickup Request with MYVOP.

Glass Recycling Information click here.

For information on recent changes to what's accepted for recycling, see our Recyclable Materials and Guidelines page. To view or download the Recycling 101 seriesclick here.

Household Hazardous Waste Information, click here.

The Solid Waste Division is located at 700 McCaskill Road East and can be reached at 910-295-5021 between the hours of 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

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