Bulk Waste Collection

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Gastonia provides weekly curbside collection at residential homes of items that are too large, heavy or bulky to fit in the green garbage cart for normal garbage pickup. To receive notices and information as well as your collection day, enter your address below. You can also receive notifications through text, phone, email & other types of correspondences.

  • No automobile parts or batteries - tires will be collected for a fee of $5 off rim / $8 on rim
  • No dirt, rocks, concrete or ceramic tile
  • No liquids, poisons or explosives
  • All glass needs to be unbroken and have duct tape with an "X" mark from corner to corner
  • Please bag smaller items such as clothing and debris
  • Bag all sheetrock/insulation
  • Floor covering needs to be cut to 4' lengths, rolled and tied

How much does it cost?
Bulky item pick-up is not free. Please click here for a complete listing of solid waste fees. Please note there are 2 weeks per year where collection of such items is free. To get information on those dates please check your calendar above.

When to put items at the curb
Place bulky items on the curb no later than 7 a.m. on your collection day. Items may be placed on the curb as early as 6 p.m. the day before your collection day.