Garbage is collected weekly at each residence. Garbage is picked up at the residence and not at the street. For specific garbage collection questions, please contact Public Works at (828) 274-3919.

The Town does not provide refuse containers.

Additionally, there are two dumpsters in the Town Hall complex that are available for household trash. Please do not place trash around or on top of the dumpsters.

For more information on the disposal of televisions, household hazardous waste, paint, and electronics visit