FAQ Topic: Services & safety

How do I request a 95-gallon recycling cart?

If you currently have a 65-gallon recycling cart and would prefer a 95-gallon cart, please contact the Public Works Department at 919-563-3401 to request a cart change-out. Staff will submit your address to our recycling material collector, GFL Environmental, for changing out the cart. Then, simply leave your recycling cart at the street on your normal … Continued

Does Mebane offer loose leaf collection to its citizens?

Seasonally, the City offers a leaf vacuum service for its citizens. The Sanitation Department collects loose leaves beginning in October and continues through early March each year. The program provides residents with the opportunity to have loose leaves collected at roadside without the need of bagging during this collection schedule. The program operates on a city-wide … Continued

On which day will my yard waste be collected?

Yard waste will be collected on your normal garbage collection day. You do not need to call in for a special collection unless you are requesting a large quantity of yard waste to be disposed of and you want city staff to review the amount to assure city collection of material. The City will not … Continued

On which day will my bulk item(s) be collected?

Bulk items, such as mattresses, appliances, and furniture,  will be collected on your normal garbage collection day. You do not need to call in for a special collection unless you are requesting a large quantity of items to be disposed of and want city staff to review the amount to assure city collection of material. … Continued

When do I place my garbage cart at the street for collection?

Your garbage cart should be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 AM on your collection day. Remove your empty container from the curb by midnight on the day of collection. Carts should not be left on the curb during weekends. Your cooperation in abiding by this requirement helps keep the City of Mebane … Continued

How do I properly dispose of extra cardboard?

A cardboard convenience center is available for Mebane residents with excessive cardboard for recycling. The center is located in the parking lot of the Mebane Arts & Community Center at 633 Corregidor St. This center will only accept broken down (folded) cardboard boxes. Cardboard left outside the container will be taken to the landfill. Please … Continued

Does the city offer solid waste collection for physically or elderly disabled citizens?

The Public Works Department, Sanitation Division does offer special collection services upon receiving a valid request. Ask your doctor to complete a verification form which is available by calling the Public Works Department. Upon receiving the completed doctor’s verification form, special collection services will be scheduled for the duration agreed upon based on the doctor’s … Continued

My garbage cart is missing, what do I do?

The garbage cart is purchased by the resident, and as such the resident is responsible for the cart. To aid in locating your cart, the cart is assigned to the address by the cart number located on the front of the container. Call the Public Works Department for your assigned cart number. Should you not … Continued

How do I obtain a new garbage and/or recycling cart?

For new residents to Mebane, you may pay for a new garbage cart when you start your city utility account at the Mebane City Hall located at 106 East Washington St. The fee for the monthly solid waste service and cart are shown in the city’s fee schedule. If you are moving into a home … Continued

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