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Easter Holiday 2021 Sanitation Collection Schedule

Due to the Easter holiday, there are changes to our trash collection and office schedules.

  • Trash on the residential blue route will be collected on Saturday April 3, 2021, instead of on Friday, April 2, 2021. 
  • On the commercial route there will be no collection on Friday, April 2, 2021; however, service will resume on Saturday April 3, 2021.
  • The Bulk/Brush Yard will be closed Thursday, April 1, 2021; and re-open on Saturday, April 3, 2021.
  • The green and red routes will be collected on their regular schedules.
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Nags Head's trash routes and schedule will change May 1, 2021. Please see the bottom of this page 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.

Roll out trash your cart(s) on Sunday and Thursday nights. 

Blue Route

Town of Nags Head Solid Waste Collection


  1. Public Works


    Physical Address
    2200 South Lark Avenue
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 99
    Nags Head, NC 27959

    Fax: 252-441-3350


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Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule Effective May 1, 2021

  1. Blue Route
  2. Green 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, all properties in the Village at Nags Head, including those on the west side of South Croatan Highway, and all properties on South Old Oregon Inlet Road.

Collection Schedule 

Mondays - Recycling (if participating in the subscription-based curbside recycling program with TFC Recycling)

Mondays and Thursdays - Trash

  • The collection schedule is the same all year.
  • If you are a curbside recycling subscriber, roll out the recycling cart(s) issued to you as part of the subscription service on Sunday night.
  • Roll out trash your cart(s) on Sunday and Wednesday nights.
March 2021 Trash Routes Nags Head