Solid Waste and Recycling

406 Craven St
New Bern NC 28560

Director: Rusty Cotton
Phone: (252) 636-6659
Fax: (252) 636-6686

Effective July 1, 2017 the Craven County Trash Sticker fee will change from a $2.25 Sticker (Orange) to a $3.00 Sticker (Red). Beginning July 5, 2017 the $2.25 Stickers (Orange) may be exchanged with an additional $.75 at the Craven County Solid Waste Department in the County Administrative Building at 406 Craven Street through December 29, 2017.  Click here for the full information flyer.


The mission of the Craven County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling is to provide services to all residents of Craven County for curbside refuse and recycling pick up, assistance in removing junk vehicles, assistance in cleaning up illegal dump sites, and the operation of seven convenience centers for solid waste disposal in Craven County. The services and guidelines are outlined below in a .PDF document.

Notify the Solid Waste Department should you have a complaint with your garbage or recycling.

Mobile Electronics Recycle Drop-Off Trailer will remain operational in 2017, click here for details and schedules.


Monettes Convenient Site Now Takes Electronics
(posted 12/7/2012)


NC Landfills Ban Electronic Equipment Effective July 1, 2011

Convenience Center Hours and Locations

Regional Landfill Information

Retail Sticker Outlets

Curbside Garbage Pickup Maps

Curbside Recyclables Pickup Maps



Emergency Notification Signup