Residential Trash and Recycling Collection

  1. Holiday Trash and Recycling Schedule Information

    During the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the refuse collection schedule will be as follows. Read on...
  2. Curbside Bulk/Brush Item Collection-Call to be Placed on Collection List

    The Town of Nags Head collects bulk items and brush from the curb in front of a home from October 1 through March 31. Read on...
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The Town has three trash and recycling routes: blue, green, and red. Click on the tab below for your route and for more information.

  1. Blue Route
  2. Green Route
  3. Red Route

Blue Route

All properties fronting the west side of South Virginia Dare Trail and those east of South Virginia Dare Trail, all properties south of Bark and Bainbridge Streets near Mile Post 11.5 that lie between South Virginia Dare Trail and US 158/South Croatan Highway, and all properties on South Old Oregon Inlet Road.

Summer-Roll out Trash and Recycling carts Sunday night and Thursday night. 

Winter- Roll out and Trash carts Sunday night and Thursday night. Roll out  Recycling Carts Sunday night.

View a map of the trash and recycling routes.

Blue Route Cling

Please stop by Town Hall or Public Works If you would like to pick up a cling (see above).