Trash Service and Bulk Items Pickup

Please call Town Hall at 919-217-2212 for the following:

  • Set up a new solid waste collection service
  • Report a damaged roll-out trash or recycling cart
  • Report a missed trash or recycling pick-up

Household Trash

Knightdale is served by the Garner Branch Waste Industries facility.

All household garbage should be bagged, and the bags placed within the rolling Waste Industries trash cart to ensure proper service. Trash is collected every Tuesday morning, so please place your collection containers at the curb Monday night to ensure pick-up. 

Roll-out containers must be removed from the curb the night after trash/recycling is collected (usually on Tuesdays).They may be placed at the curb no earlier than noon the day before. Violators may be fined $20 for each incident.

Please don't leave bags on top of or around your cart. Also, please keep the containers at least three feet away from utilities, storm drains, mailboxes, etc. especially during or after severe weather. 


Recycling is collected every week on the same day as normal trash pickup. Click here for details about collection and which materials can be recycled.

Waste Industries Holiday Schedule Calendar Please not that the schedule is for the Garner Branch, which includes Knightdale.


Large Bulk Items

Residents who need large bulk items collected (white goods, furniture, etc.) should contact the Town’s sanitation provider, Waste Industries, any time. The cost is $15 per item, and residents will deal directly with the company. Anyone interested in the collection should call 919-662-7100 a week in advance to schedule pick-up. Residents will be billed directly. 

Items Collected by Waste Industries 
Large appliances such as stoves, washers, dryers, 
freezers, and dishwashers 
Air Conditioning Unit 
Large TVs 
Love Seats 
Other Furniture 

Items Prohibited by Waste Industries 
Car tires 
Car batteries 
Construction debris 
Flammable liquids 
Liquid paints 
Motor oils 
Cooking oils 
Other oils 
Propane Tanks 
Any material classified as hazardous waste