Bulk item pickup starts Monday in Kill Devil Hills

By on April 14, 2018

The Town of Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will begin collection of approved bulk trash items from improved properties within town limits on Monday.

Approved items for collection may be placed in the street right-of way no later than Sunday. Place approved bulk trash items in four separate bundles as follows:

Bundle 1
Branches: No longer than 6 feet
Tree Trunks: No more than 14 inches in length and 12 inches in diameter
No stumps, lot clearings, or debris from unimproved lots

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Bundle 2
Bagged Yard Waste: Pine needle, pinecones, lawn clippings, leaves, etc. Do not use plastic trash bags for yard waste. Use biodegradable paper yard debris bags for items such as pine needles, pinecones, lawn clippings, and leaves. Ask for these biodegradable yard bags at your local hardware or gardening supply center.

For use during this collection, residents living within Kill Devil Hills corporate limits may obtain a limited supply of these bags, at no charge and while supplies last, from the town’s Recycle Center at 701 Bermuda Bay Boulevard.

Bundle 3
White Goods and Metals: Refrigerators (remove doors), stoves, dryers, washing machines, hot water heaters, bicycles, metal lawn furniture, air conditioners, dryers, metal bed frames, etc. No items can be longer than 12 feet – pipe, cable, etc, no vehicles or any major portion of cars, boats, trailers, motorcycles, etc., no motors or machinery with an oil reservoir or gas tank and no propane tanks or sealed canisters of any type.

Bundle 4
Large Furniture Items: Sofas, beds, mattresses, chairs, tables, bookshelves, etc.
No construction materials or lumber of any kind – no pallets, cabinets, doors, paneling, carpet, flooring, insulation, drywall, shingles, tubs, toilets, sinks, etc. No concrete, masonry materials, or asphalt
No glass – no windows, televisions, mirrors, camper shells, etc.

Prohibited items
No tires, cardboard, paper products, recyclables, paint, paint products, hazardous materials, or items produced as a result of a contracted service or business. Non-approved materials, mixed piles and improperly sorted items will not be collected.

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