Solid Waste Management Department

The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department is responsible for the collections and processing of residential solid waste, recycling, bulky items, and subscriber-based yard waste services. 

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

    The City of Durham will observe the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 17. Most City offices, including City Hall and all non-emergency City operations, will be closed to the public. Read on...
  2. Live Tree Disposal Options

    There are several options for dropping off live trees for free beginning in early January. They will be accepted at the City’s Waste Disposal and Recycling Center, located at 2115 E. Club Blvd., beginning Monday, January 3 until Saturday, February 5. Read on...
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Find Your Schedule or Search the Waste Database

For Solid Waste Management questions and issues use the searchable guide below, or contact Durham One Call online or by calling (919) 560-1200.