Solid Waste

We are here to provide solid waste services to our great customers.

If you have questions, please contact Customer Care Center at 704-866-6714. Also, download our free WasteWise app for notifications!

How can we help you? Click on our services below!


Yard Waste

City-issued yard waste carts are emptied weekly. Yard waste not in a City-issued cart is collected weekly.

More about yard waste collection.

You can recycle at our new Drop-Off Recycling Center located at 3175 Duke Street in Gastonia!

You can also take your recyclables to the Farmers Market located at 410 E. Long Street in Gastonia

If you are physically/medically unable to put your garbage cart out, please print out the Exception Service form and return to the Solid Waste Division at The City of Gastonia.


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052