WINTER WEATHER ALERT. Residential solid waste collected Monday; commercial solid waste collected Saturday. Recycling collected Friday and Saturday by Orange County Solid Waste.  More at

SNOWPLOWWinter 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.

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Tree Collection

Post Date:12/26/2017 10:00 AM
Chapel Hill Public Works crews collect Christmas trees for mulching

Town crews will pick up Christmas trees and wreaths for mulching on the regular yard waste collection schedule. Yard waste is collected on Thursday from single-family residences on a Monday trash collection schedule and on Fridays from those with Tuesday trash collection.

Remove all decorations, tinsel and wire before leaving trees and wreaths at the curbside along with other yard waste. Residents of apartment complexes should place trees in the areas designated by property managers.

For information on yard waste and trash collection, call the Public Works department at 919-969-5100 or visit

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