New “Guide to Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Service” coming soon to your mailbox

Friday, January 14, 2022 - 9:16am

Have you ever wondered which household waste items belong in your trash receptacle and which can be recycled? Have you ever been unsure about how to properly prepare your yard waste or position your rollout carts? Do you know where to go on the Town website to schedule a bulk waste pickup or find out about solid waste service during holidays?

If you are a Wake Forest solid waste customer and you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then the Town of Wake Forest has a special gift just for you.

In the coming days, every Wake Forest solid waste customer will receive a copy of the Guide to Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Service. This full-color, 12-page handbook provides useful information about all things related to the Town’s solid waste service, including curbside trash and recycling collection, yard waste and bulk pick-up, loose leaf collection and more.

Wake Forest solid waste customers can expect their copy of the guide to arrive in the mail as early as next week. Digital versions of the booklet are also available on various pages of the Town website at

For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 919-435-9570 or