Bulk Item Pick-Up

The Town conducts a bulk trash curbside collection twice a year, in spring and fall.  Public Services has prepared an informative segment to share more about the collection, and how to separate items into piles for collection:

Fall 2020 Bulk Collection Schedule

The Town of Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will begin collection of APPROVED bulk trash items from IMPROVED properties within the Town of Kill Devil Hills on Monday, October 19, 2020  APPROVED items for collection may be placed in the Street right-of way not earlier than Sunday, October 4, 2020 and not later than Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Please place approved bulk trash items in (4) separate bundles as follows:

1st Bundle       Branches: No longer than 6 feet

Tree Trunks:  No more than 14 inches in length and 12 inches in diameter

(No stumps, lot clearings, or debris from unimproved lots)


2nd Bundle      Bagged Yard Waste: Pine needle, pine cones, lawn clippings, leaves, etc.

PLEASE DO NOT use plastic trash bags for yard waste: USE PAPER BIODEGRADABLE YARD DEBRIS BAGS for items such as pine needles, pine cones, lawn clippings, and leaves.  Please ask for these biodegradable yard bags at your local hardware or gardening supply center.  For use during this collection, residents that live within the Town of Kill Devil Hills corporate limits may obtain a limited supply of these bags, at no charge and while supplies last, from the Town’s Public Services office located at 107 Town Hall Drive.  Please call 252-480-4080 for availability and instructions.


3rd Bundle      White Goods and Metals:  Refrigerators (please remove doors), stoves, washing machines, dryers, hot water heaters, bicycles, metal lawn furniture, air conditioners, metal bed frames, etc.

No items can be longer than 12 feet – pipe, cable, etc.

No vehicles or any major portion of cars, boats, trailers,  motorcycles, etc.

No motors or machinery with an oil reservoir or gas tank

No propane tanks or sealed canisters of any type


4th Bundle       Large Furniture Items:  Sofas, beds, mattresses, chairs, tables, bookshelves, etc.

No construction materials or lumber of any kind - no pallets, cabinets, paneling, doors, carpet, flooring, insulation, drywall, shingles, tubs, toilets, sinks, etc.

No concrete, masonry materials, or asphalt

No glass - no windows, televisions, mirrors, camper shells, etc.


PROHIBITED ITEMS:       No tires, cardboard, paper products, recyclables, paint, paint products, hazardous materials, or items produced as a result of a contracted service or business

Non-Approved Materials, Mixed Piles, And Items That Are Improperly Sorted Will Not Be Collected! 


For More Information:

 Additional information about the upcoming Fall Bulk Trash Collection can be obtained by calling the Public Services Department at 252-480-4080