Winter Storm Inga Update
Chapel Hill is cleaning up after Winter Storm Inga dumped nearly a foot of snow on the town. High-traffic roads have been cleared, but icy spots remain.
Town facilities are open Friday. Chapel Hill Transit service is operating on a modified schedule.
Residential solid waste collection will resume normal schedules next week. Commercial solid waste collection will be made up Saturday. Yard waste collection, including leaf collection, is canceled this week. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday curbside recycling routes—collected by Orange County Solid Waste—will be collected Friday and Saturday.
The Shred-a-Thon Is Coming!
The Chapel Hill Police Department has partnered with Orange County Solid Waste Management and University Place to host a Shred-a-Thon from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27. The event will be held at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive, in the parking lot adjoining Willow Drive. This event is a walk-up event. It will not include a drive-through option.
Residents are invited to bring check stubs, pre-approved credit card offers, receipts, old tax documents, and other documents to be shredded. There is a limit of five banker boxes or bags of paper per person. Please remove all plastic binders, large metal clips, hanging file folders and other non-paper items from the material to be shredded.
The Shred-a-Thon is free to residents and small businesses of Orange County and that part of the Town of Chapel Hill in Durham County as well as employees of the Towns and Orange County. For more information, contact the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2862.
An additional Shred Event will take place Saturday, April 29 in Hillsborough. The April 29 event will be drive-through only and will be held at the County drop-off recycling site behind Home Depot in Hillsborough at the Hampton Pointe Shopping Center, with cooperation from the Hillsborough Police Department.
These Shred-A-Thons are organized by Orange County Solid Waste Management.