KDH bulk trash collection begins Monday

Published 11:04 am Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Town of Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will begin collection of approved bulk trash items from improved properties within Kill Devil Hills on Monday, April 16. Items for collection may be placed in the street right-of way no later than Sunday, April 15.

Place approved bulk trash items in four separate bundles as follows:

Bundle one: 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.)

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Bundle two: Bagged yard waste including pine needle, pine cones, lawn clippings and leaves. Do not use plastic trash bags for yard waste. Instead use biodegradable paper yard debris bags. Ask for these biodegradable yard bags at your local hardware or gardening supply center. For use during this collection, residents living within Kill Devil Hills corporate limits may obtain a limited supply of these bags, at no charge and while supplies last, from the Town’s Recycle Center at 701 Bermuda Bay Blvd. off Colington Road.

Bundle three: White goods and metals including refrigerators (remove doors), stoves, dryers, washing machines, hot water heaters, bicycles, metal lawn furniture, air conditioners, dryers, metal bed frames, etc. No items can be longer than 12 feet. No vehicles or any major portion of cars, boats, trailers or motorcycles. No motors or machinery with an oil reservoir or gas tank. No propane tanks or sealed canisters of any type.

Bundle four: Large furniture items including sofas, beds, mattresses, chairs, tables and bookshelves. No construction materials or lumber of any kind. No pallets, cabinets, doors, paneling, carpet, flooring, insulation, drywall, shingles, tubs, toilets or sinks. No concrete, masonry materials or asphalt. No glass – no windows, televisions, mirrors or camper shells.

Prohibited collection items include 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 improperly sorted items will not be collected.