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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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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I find the holiday pickup schedule?

  • I am a new Fayetteville resident. How do I start solid waste service?

  • What do I need to do to prepare my garbage for pickup?

  • What is the cost to purchase a cart from the City?

  • How do I find my pickup schedule?

  • My garbage/recycling was missed. What do I do?

  • My cart is damaged. Can I get it fixed?

  • Can you pick up large items?

  • Does the City collect construction materials?

  • What can I do with hazardous materials? What about old tires?