Recycling & Trash Service

The Recycling and Trash Collection Division provides for the collection and processing of commercial and residential waste for the City of Fayetteville. Composting and recycling programs are operated jointly to divert the maximum amount of material from the landfill to productive use.


The Recycling and Trash Collection Division is responsible for all Recycling and Trash Collection employees, the waste disposal contract, and management of the City's Transfer Station, recycling, and composting facilities.

Trash and recycling containers

Residential Trash

Residential trash is collected under a Pay-As-You-Throw Program. Please read the program guidelines under the residential page for all the important information regarding this collection program. Extra charges can be incurred if the correct size cart is not chosen wisely.

Holiday Schedule

Access the holiday schedule for details on collections during holiday weeks. Please see our holiday recycling media release for information about Christmas tree recycling.