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Buncombe County

Residential Collection

Household Solid Waste

Household solid waste is collected one (1) time per week.

One hundred and fifty gallon of solid waste may be placed out for collection in any commonly available light gauge steel, plastic or galvanized receptacle of a nonabsorbent material, closed at one end and open at the other, and without any jagged or sharp edges, furnished with a tightly fitted top or lid and handles, which receptacle shall have a capacity not to exceed 40 gallons nor weigh more than 50 pounds each when full. Plastic bags that are designed to store and enclose solid waste, with sufficient wall strength to maintain physical integrity when lifted by the top, and weighing no more than 50 pounds each when full are also acceptable. We do not accept any yard waste or construction type materials.

Chargeable Bulk Waste

An advance request to Buncombe County office at 828-684-7790 is required prior to the scheduled collection day.

Bulk waste is items that are not practical to be bagged or bundled. All items must be acceptable homeowner generated non-hazardous materials. All materials must be manageable and capable of being removed by one person; items cannot weigh more than 50 pounds each. The Contractor will leave behind items not in compliance.

Hours of Collection

ALL collection services will occur on Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. Waste Pro does offer containers for an additional monthly fee. Please contact our local office for pricing.