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During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (up to 5) and extra bagged trash. This is a great time to encourage a neighborhood cleanup!

This collection is for residents living inside the city limits of Salisbury only. NO BUSINESSES.


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
  • Extra bags, boxes, and bins of household items, trash, clothes, etc.
  • Furniture (couches, love seats, dressers, recliners, chairs, tables, regular furniture)
  • Mattresses and Box Springs – all sizes
  • Old appliances
  • Miscellaneous items such as treadmills, exercise equipment, bicycles, vacuums, lamps, artificial Christmas trees
  • Lawn mowers are accepted - must be drained of all fuel
  • Grills are accepted - must have gas tanks removed
  • Tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location)

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
  • We are unable to collect any type of building materials (paint, lumber, sheet rock, carpet, padding, large area rugs, shingles, toilets, sinks, windows, doors). Contact Rowan County Landfill at (704) 278-2211.
  • We are unable to collect TVs, computers, or electronics or hazardous items - Contact Rowan County Recycling Center at (704) 216-85891 (CALL FIRST about hazardous items, paints, oils, gas, liquids of any kind).
  • We are unable to collect pianos or hospital beds

Contact Us

303 West Franklin St.
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

(704) 638-5260


photo of Craig Powers

Public Works Director

Craig Powers
cpowe@salisburync.gov


photo of Chris Tester

Public Works Assistant Director

Chris Tester
ctest@salisburync.gov

Upcoming Spruce Up Weeks

Bulky Item Pickup

The standards for collection of roll outs, bulky items and yard waste are:

  • All items left outside of City issued rollouts will be considered bulky.
  • To ensure collection of bulky Items on your trash collection day, items must be scheduled and payment handled no later than 1:00 pm the day before.

  • Bulky items can be scheduled for collection by calling (704) 638-5256 to schedule an appointment. Should you reach voicemail, please leave a brief message including your name, address, and reason for your call. *This is the fastest route to schedule an appointment*
  • Limits to yard waste collection – One truckload per week.
  • Place acceptable, scheduled bulk items at the curb no later than 7:00 am on your REGULAR TRASH DAY

  • Bulky items will be collected on the same day as your regular collection services. They are collected by a different truck than your regular trash rollout.

SPRUCE UP WEEKS:

The City of Salisbury provides Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter Spruce Up weeks to citizens allowing them to rid their homes of extra trash and household items at NO CHARGE. For more information, check out www.salisburync.gov/SpruceUp.


COLLECTION FEES:
Two bulky items ($5 for each additional bulk item - $10 minimum) $10
Each bag or box $2.50
Bulk Brush Removal Minimum Charge (applies to loads over a truck load) $75

Charges for specific cases will be calculated by Public Services Director or designee based on site visit.
All fees must be paid in advance of service.


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
  • Extra bags, boxes, and bins of household items, trash, clothes, etc.
  • Furniture (couches, love seats, dressers, recliners, chairs, tables, regular furniture)
  • Mattresses and Box Springs – all sizes
  • Old appliances
  • Miscellaneous items such as treadmills, exercise equipment, bicycles, vacuums, lamps, artificial Christmas trees
  • Lawn mowers are accepted - must be drained of all fuel
  • Grills are accepted - must have gas tanks removed
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:
  • We are unable to collect any type of building materials (paint, lumber, sheet rock, carpet, padding, large area rugs, shingles, toilets, sinks, windows, doors). Contact Rowan County Landfill at (704) 278-2211.
  • We are unable to collect TVs, computers, or electronics or hazardous items - Contact Rowan County Recycling Center at (704) 216-85891 (CALL FIRST about hazardous items, paints, oils, gas, liquids of any kind).
  • We are unable to collect pianos or hospital beds

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