Garbage Collection

Household Trash and Recycling

The Town of Burgaw contracts trash and recycling through Waste Industries who is responsible for collection, carts, dumpsters and extra paid pick-ups.

Trash is picked up every Wednesday and recycling is picked up every other Wednesday on a rotating schedule. All roll carts must be by the curb no later than 7 AM. If a holiday falls on a Wednesday, please see the schedule by Waste Industries or call Town Hall at (910) 259-2151.

  • Additional charged pick-ups by Waste Industries can be scheduled through Town Hall or Public Works.
  • You must call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule an extra pick-up.
  • For broken, lost or stolen carts please call Town Hall or use our online form.
  • Waste Industries allows up to two extra bags to be placed beside roll carts.
  • Cardboard needs to be broken down inside your roll cart, if it is too big to fit inside please put it between your trash and recycle roll cart for pick-up. Public Works will not pick-up extra cardboard.

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Commercial Garbage

If a commercial customer would like to request a reduction in the number of garbage roll carts at their place of business, they are to submit a written request to:


Customer Service Representative
Town of Burgaw
109 N Walker Street
Burgaw, NC 28425