Residential Trash and Recycling Collection

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Trash and Recycling Schedule

    Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on January 20, 2020, the trash and recycling schedule with change. Read on...
  2. Town of Nags Head Working with Recycling Hauler on Contract Issues

    January 13, 2020 – The Town of Nags Head is in discussions with its residential recycling hauler after being notified by the company that they are not fully abiding by the contract they have with the Town. 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).