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Trash, Recycling, and Clean Up

From trash pick-up to compost, we’ve got you covered.

We handle much more than picking up trash. Whether you want to know when pick-up times have changed, learn more about composting, educate your organization on recycling, or get rid of your yard waste, we’re on it. We have a top-notch team and state-of-the-art facilities to collect, process, and dispose of refuse safely and effectively. We’re skilled in best practices that benefit our environment and contribute making Raleigh a great place to live.





Who to Call if I Have Questions about SWS Services

You can call 919-996-3245, to speak with a City customer service representative (Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.).

  • Press 2 for SWS, residential or business utility services
  • Press 4 for SWS requests and/or questions
  • Press 1 to report a Missed Collection
  • Press 2 to schedule a pick-up or ask a question
  • Press 3 to purchase or request a replacement cart