Trash

Use GSO Collects below to learn what goes where, download collection schedules, and more.

The City offers trash collection to over 83,000 residential and business locations. If you have issues or questions about your collection, including:

  • Missed Collections
  • New Service
  • Appliance Pickup
  • Customer Service
  • Trash Collection Schedule
  • Holiday Collection Schedule
  • Solid Waste Regulations
  • Recycling
  • Yard Waste
  • Bulk Collection

Report the issue through our online web tool GSO Collects, or download the app on the iOS or Google Play stores or call 336-373-CITY (2489). 

Items that should never be put in your trash container include:

  • Yard waste 
  • Household hazardous waste, such as paint, gasoline, antifreeze, and batteries. Take these items to the HHW Collection Center
  • Electronic waste, such as televisions, laptops, printers, and phones. Take these items to the HHW Collection Center
  • Tires
  • Wooden pallets

Cart Spacing: 5ft from objects

White Street Landfill & Solid Waste Transfer Station

Holiday Collection Schedule - Your collection schedule may change during holiday weeks.

Education - To learn how solid waste is managed in Greensboro, request an educational program or tour the Solid Waste Transfer Station, White Street Landfill and/or ReCommunity recycling center by filling out this form.

Solid Waste Regulations - Questions about solid waste ordinances should be sent to Business Development Specialist Team

Assistance Needed? If you have a disability or difficulty moving your residential trash container to and from the curb, contact the City's Contact Center at 336-373-CITY (2489).

For all other questions, please call or e-mail the Contact Center at 336-373-CITY (2489).