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  2. Type of Solid Waste Issue*
  3. Type of Missed Waste Collection

    Please leave your container curbside and Public Works will be back to collect your waste.

    If you have submitted this form after 3 pm, your container will be collected on the following day.

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  5. Please make sure your cart is visible and easily accessible.  Public Works will repair your cart within the next 48 hours.    

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In the Spotlight

  1. Storm cleanup in progress around town

    Town of Carrboro Public Works crews will be busy around town early this week, working hard to remove storm debris left behind by Hurricane Ian. Read on...
  2. Traffic Calming Improvements Underway

    The Town of Carrboro is improving many traffic calming areas around town throughout the next few weeks. Crews have already begun to remove several speed tables. Any tables being removed will be replaced the week of Oct. 3. Read on...
  3. Grow Zones

    Have you seen our new Grow Zone signs sprouting up around town properties and parks? The Town of Carrboro is going back to nature with the creation of grow zones. Read on...
  4. Rain Gardens

    A rain garden is a depressed area in the landscape that collects rain water from a roof, driveway, or other impervious surface and allows it to soak into the ground. Rain gardens reduce runoff from your property and help filter out pollutants. Read on...
  5. Loose Leaf Collection

    Did you know Public Works collects loose leaves year-round? Loose Leaves may be raked in a pile curbside for collection. No plastic or paper bags are allowed. Leaves should not be piled in traffic lanes, bike lanes, storm drains, or on sidewalks. Read on...
  6. 2022 Street Resurfacing Project

    The 2022 Street Resurfacing Project is intended to keep streets and curb ramps safe and in good condition for all users, and to make improvements strategically and efficiently to ensure safer and longer-lasting streets and curbs. Read on...
  7. Public Works Snow Plow Rodeo

    The Carrboro Public Works Department schedules a Snow Plow Rodeo each year to provide training opportunities to employees. Meet the Public Works team that will remove ice and snow from our roads! Read on...
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