Recycling in Raleigh

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Recycling Resources in Raleigh Multi-Family Recycling (Apartments/Condos) Recycling Block Leaders

Curbside recycling, multi-family recycling, and more!

Multi-Family Recycling (Apartments/Condos)

The City of Raleigh Solid Waste Services Department will implement a new multi-family recycling program in 2018 to increase disposal options at multifamily communities. This includes replacing all of the igloos and roll out carts currently used with recycling cabinets or 8-yard dumpsters. Dumpsters will be placed in most communities to maximize efficiency of collection. Cabinets will be installed in complexes that don’t have space for dumpsters.

Complex managers will receive free educational cards and posters to share with their residents. We also offer email newsletters exclusively for managers and can provide fun activities for food truck nights and other community events. Best of all - there are no additional fees for the new and improved service!

If no recycling facilities exist at your apartment community, speak with your complex manager and ask them to contact us. While we love hearing from residents, we must speak directly with the complex manager about their interest in joining Raleigh's recycling program. Communities must be within the city limits of Raleigh.


Recycling Block Leaders

We always need more help in encouraging participation in our recycling programs, bringing awareness to the importance of waste reduction, teaching others how to compost at home and staffing tables at festivals and events.

Our Raleigh Recycling Block Leader group is a loose group allowing you to decide your level of time commitment. Once you sign up and join the Recycling Block Leader email distribution list you can to do as little as forward emails to your neighbors and friends, on up to making your neighborhood your own "project" and distributing information and containers we provide.

Interested? Contact Amanda, Community Relations Specialist at



Solid Waste Services

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