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Public Works & Utilities

Welcome to the Town of Elon Department of Public Works and Utilities. The Department provides a wide range of municipal services to our citizens and customers.

Garbage Collection Times

Garbage Collection every Tuesday. Yard Waste collection is every other Thursday. Please see Garbage & Recycling Pickup Schedule tab on the town's website home page.  Yard Waste needs to be at the curbside no later than 6:00 am on Thursday morning to assure pickup.  Heavy garbage collection every other Thursday.

* Collection calendars are available at the Municipal Building.

Tree trimmings, wooden items 5' or less in length, and bagged leaves will be picked up at curbside during these days. Please do not place other garbage with your yard waste.

Appliances (doors removed), scrap metal, and tires off of the rim will be collected during these days.

Recycling Collection Times

Recycling every other WEDNESDAY. Newspaper, aluminium cans, plastic milk, water, and soda bottles, metal coat hangers, corrugated cardboard and cardboard tubes, glass bottles and jars (clear, green, and brown), and office paper may be recycled. Bins are available thru the Town of Elon.

For electronics/e-waste and other items, please visit Alamance County Landfill - How do I dispose of... for more information and locations.

Water and Sewer Information

Other Utility Information