Garbage & Recycling


Residential and Commercial Garbage Rates: $18.50 per month for the first 96-gallon cart; a blue 68-gallon recyclables cart is included at no charge. A second 96-gallon cart is $11.00 per month; recycling carts are at no charge. The Town does not provide Dumpsters; customers requiring Dumpsters must contract directly with OCS.


Residential garbage is collected by Waste Industries Incorporated (WI) every Thursday, except when on an announced Thursday holiday schedule.

The Town provides recycling services as a part of your garbage fee through WI; a separate cart is provided for this service. Collection of recyclables is every other Thursday.

†Please have your carts at the curb on the Wednesday evening before collection.†

Please note that all bins must be put back at least 5 foot from the curb after pick-up. Not having your bins in the proper area after pick-up has occurred may result in a warning or more for chronic offenders from the Pikeville Police Department.


The following items will not be picked up by Waste Industries:

  1. Appliances and home furnishings.
  2. Tires.
  3. Yard waste.
    1. If yard waste is in a bin and the Waste Industries Pick-Up can see it, they will not dump your cans. Please be mindful of this when reporting a missed can.