Dare County-Operated Centers & Hours
Behind Centura Bank, Buxton Back Road
Hours: 8:30am-4pm Mon.-Fri.;
Accepts: (No charge) No. 1 and 2 plastic, green, clear and brown glass, steel and aluminum cans, mixed paper and cardboard. Also, used automotive tires OFF RIMS, used motor oil, RESIDENTIAL yard debris (branches for chipping up to 8 inches in diameter). All COMMERCIAL yard debris will be charged at a rate of $50.00 per ton for disposal.
Dare County Public Works Compound
1018 Driftwood Drive, Manteo
Hours: 8am-5pm Mon.-Fri.;
Sat. 8am-5pm Memorial Day-Labor Day and
8am-Noon Labor Day to Memorial Day
Accepts: (No charge) No. 1 and 2 plastic, green clear and brown glass, steel and aluminum cans, mixed paper and cardboard. Also, used automotive tires OFF RIMS, used motor oil, lead acid automotive batteries, and RESIDENTIAL yard debris (branches for chipping up to 8 inches in diameter), straw, pampas grass, leaves etc. for composting. All COMMERCIAL yard debris will be charged at a rate of $50.00 per ton and will have to be taken to the C & D landfill.
Dare County Transfer Stations
47027 Buxton Back Rd., Buxton; 252-995-6877
1603 Cub Rd., Manns Harbor; 252-473-2059
Accepts: (No charge) White goods (appliances) and other recyclable metals.
Ferry Terminal Parking Lot
Hours: Open Daily, 24 hours
Community Center, Bayview Drive
Hours: Open Daily, 24 hours unattended.
Rodanthe Harbor off Myrna Peters Rd.
Hours: Open Daily 24 hours
Town-Operated Centers & Hours
Kill Devil Hills
Public Works complex on Colington Road
Hours: 8am-4pm Mon.-Fri., 8am-2pm Sat.
Accepts: Call the town offices at 252-480-4080 for information for locations and materials accepted.
4190 Bob Perry Road
Hours: 8am-3pm Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri;
8am-12pm Sat., Closed on Wed. and holidays
- 2200 Lark Ave. (behind Satterfield Landing Subdivision)
- Mobile units located permanently at the Nags Head Town Hall and South Nags Head Fire Station
- Nags Head Mobile trailer, call 252-441-1122 for daily location and for further information
Hours: Residential only 7am-3:30pm Mon.-Fri. Units open daily, 24 hours unattended
Curbside pickup only
Hours: Every Mon. morning year-round collection
Accepts: Call Southern Shores Town Hall, 252-261-2394 for further information.
Knotts Island Road (SR 1255) -
180 Knotts Island Road
Moyock, Panther Landing (SR 1231) -
101 Panther Landing Road
Shawboro NC 34 - 426 Shawboro Road
Barco, Hwy 158 - 183 Shortcut Road
Grandy, US 158 - 6815 Caraoke Road
Powells Point, Spot Road (SR 1113) -
309 N. Spot Road
Gibbs Woods, SR 1250 - 132 Reeds Road
Carova Beach, 2020 Ocean Pearl Road
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 7am-7pm, Sun. 1pm-7pm
Items accepted are normal household waste, white goods, used oil, bulk items, auto tires less than 20" and OFF RIMS, lead acid batteries, brush, leaves, limbs, antifreeze and all recyclable materials.
For more information, call:
Dare County Public Works: 252-475-5880
Southern Shores: 252-261-2394
Kitty Hawk: 252-261-1367
Kill Devil Hills: 252-480-4080
Nags Head: 252-441-1122
Currituck County Public Works: 252-232-2504
The Outer Banks has door-to-door trash-recyclables collection from Pine Island to Ocean Hill for a small monthly fee.
Commercial Recycling is available 8am-4:30pm Mon.-Sat. at the Currituck Transfer Station, 216 Airport Road, Maple. Accepted materials include commercial, industrial and household solid waste. For more information, call Currituck Public Works 252-232-2504.