Commercial Service

Commercial Solid Waste Dumpster Collection Schedule

Summer (May 1st through September 30th)

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday

Winter (October 1st through April 30th)

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Commercial Solid Waste Cart Collection Schedule

If you are a Commercial Business and have a trash cart at your location; you are picked up on the same days as the Residential Solid Waste Collection Route.

Solid Waste Collection Schedule  

Commercial Sanitation (ABC) & Recycling Glass Collection Schedule

  • Thursdays

No other items are permitted in the Carts other than clean glass. 

Current Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission retail permit holders who are interested in this service, contact Public Services Administrative Supervisor, Karen Heagy via email or by phone at 252-449-4203. 

Application Process

You may complete the Town Application process by doing one of the following-

  • Apply Online - the encrypted DocuSign form will be submitted electronically to the Public Services office. Once you complete the DocuSign process; please print both forms and attach the Nags Head Contract to the State prefilled form. Fill out the remaining section of the State from and provide them both to the State Agency.
  • In person at Public Services Administrative office (2200 S. Lark Ave) Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 

Commercial Sanitation Card Board Recycling Collection Schedule

  • Tuesdays

If you  are interested in this service, contact Public Services Administrative Supervisor Karen Heagy via e-mail or by phone at 252-449-4203. 



Prices effective 7-1-2023


4 yd side load

$1,830 + tax

6 yd front load

$1,705 + tax
8 yd front load

$2,095 + tax

Checks should be made out to Town of Nags Head and mailed to Town of Nags Head, PO Box 99, Nags Head, NC 27959, or hand delivered at 5401 Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC. 27959 

If you are interested in purchasing a dumpster; please contact Public Services at 252-441-1122 for more information.

Commercial Large Items/Bulk Pickup

Pick up periods are from November 1 through December 15, and from February 15 through March 31. Each pick up shall be limited to a maximum of no more than 1,500 pounds per item. To receive pickup of large, bulky items you must place the items to the curb in separate piles.

Unaccepted items:

  • Construction  materials
  • carpet
  • wood
  • more than 25 mattresses/box springs
  • hazardous material of any type [of] waste
  •  empty fuel tanks, propane tanks or any pressurized containers;
  •  bulk waste from residential properties produced as a result of a contracted service
  • tires
  • motor oil
  • paint
  • fuel
  • dead animals
  • mixed piles
  • stumps, logs tree and shrubbery trimmings

  1. Public Services

    Physical Address
    2200 South Lark Avenue
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 99
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Fax: 252-441-3350

  1. Storm-Related Sanitation Schedule Changes

    Due to the storm, we will not be collecting commercial trash Saturday, September 23. In addition, the bulk trash collection yard will be closed that day. Read on...
  2. Curbside Bulk Item/Brush Collection Service Starts October 2

    Nags Head's curbside collection of bulk items and brush starts Monday, October 2, 2023. Until that time, do not place bulk or brush items by the side of the road. Instead, take your items to our bulk/brush collection yard. Read on...
  3. Sanitation Cart Rollout Service for SVDT and SOOIR May 1 - October 31

    From May 1 through October 31 each year, a contractor, Trash Detail, manages the movement of a property's sanitation carts from the home to the streetside for collection. Read on...
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Holiday Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule

Holiday Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule