Heat Causing Solid Waste and Yard Waste Pickup Delays

Heat has significantly impacted the readiness of our solid waste and yard waste trucks. As a result, we haven’t had enough available trucks to maintain solid waste and yard waste pickup schedules. Equipment issues with these trucks in such hot and humid conditions as we’ve experienced over the last few weeks are not uncommon. We apologize to residents for the inconvenience. Our first priority is to pick up solid waste (green carts). Our staff is currently working on its off days of Wednesdays and Saturdays to catch up on missed routes. Our second priority is yard waste (brown carts) and it may not be collected this week. At this time, it is recommended to leave solid waste out for pickup and it will be collected as soon as possible. We hope to be back on schedule next week and will keep residents informed on our progress. 

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  • First Time Home Buyers WorkshopatcJoin us for a First Time Homebuyers Workshop Saturday, July 20 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the FTCC Center for Business and Industry. Lunch will be provided. To register and more information, contact Tiffany Johnson at (910) 484-2722 or email at
  • CitizensAcademy_ATCThe next Fayetteville Citizens Academy class is being held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, starting at Kiwanis Recreation Center, located at 352 Devers St., just off Fort Bragg Rd. Class begins at 8:30 a.m. and features Parks & Recreation and the Development Services Department, which oversees planning, zoning, permitting and inspections.Click here to apply now!
  • DowntownParking_ATCOn-street and off-street parking rules for the downtown area are changing beginning July 15. Paid on-street parking is not part of that plan. Click here for the most up-to-date information on parking, to include interactive maps that show parking locations across the downtown area.
  • Hurricane_ATCGet prepared for Hurricane Season by visiting the City's Storm Information Center. The website contains useful information and links to keep you and your family safe during a storm. This will also be the place to find current and up-to-date information from the City during a hurricane. Click here for more information.


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