Yard Waste

A service of the Solid Waste Services Department

Residential Curbside Yard Waste Collection
The City of Raleigh provides year-round residential curbside pickup of yard waste. Collection is bi-weekly. Learn how to properly prepare material for pickup and much more on our yard waste preparation page.

City-Issued Yard Waste Carts
New in 2022: We are adding yard waste carts to our residential curbside pickup service! Learn more on our Yard Waste Carts page. 

Yard Waste Center
The Raleigh Yard Waste Center accepts yard waste and sells mulch, wood chips, and organic compost for residential and commercial use. 





Yard Waste Center
900 N. New Hope Road
Raleigh, NC 27610




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

Email: sws@raleighnc.gov