Residential Trash Collection

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  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.

Roll out trash your cart(s) on Sunday and Thursday nights. 

Blue Route

Town of Nags Head Solid Waste Collection


  1. Public Works


    Physical Address
    2200 South Lark Avenue
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 99
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Fax: 252-441-3350


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