Sanitation Division

"Your Reliable Service Provider"

The Sanitation Division helps to create a healthy environment for the City of Winston-Salem by the removal of waste materials to a sanitary location. In addition, we promote and advance waste reduction, reuse, and recycling.

find your collection dates (link to lookup) Holiday week collection changes (link to schedule)

*Find your leaf collection, recycling and garbage collection schedule using the Sanitation Service Finder 

*See the holiday collection schedule for changes in garbage, recycling, and yard-waste pickup during holiday weeks

Do you have feedback for us about the service you receive?
Please fill out the Customer Service Survey

Yard-waste carts

GRASS, LEAVES, STICKS ONLY - NO GARBAGE ALLOWED.

  • A new yard-waste cart is $65 if you picked up or if delivered to your home. Call City Link at 727-8000 to order a new yard cart to be delivered to your house.
  • Yard-waste carts can also be purchased and picked up at 1550-A Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at the city warehouse between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. You will need enough space in your vehicle to hold the 96-gallon cart.
  • Pay with check, credit card, or money order.
  • An annual collection fee of $60 is charged for each cart and can be paid and renewed online; a new yearly sticker will be mailed to you. The sticker is valid for July-June.
  • Renew your yard cart sticker online 
  • Read more about Yard-waste Carts

Latest News

Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
Sanitation Division - Dec. 19, 2014 Collection Changes for Christmas and New Year’s Day Holidays City offices will be...
Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Sanitation Division - Nov. 19, 2014 City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28, for the Thanksgiving ho...

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