Schedule Update Active Waste Solutions will be running on a one-day delay for the week of May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Our fleet will run from Tuesday May 28th thru Saturday June 1st.

Residential Service

Trash Pickup for Homeowners in the Greater Charlotte, NC and Nearby SC Areas

Locally owned and operated, Active Waste Solutions provides affordable, reliable, professional residential waste removal and recycling services in North Carolina’s Union County and Mecklenberg Counties, as well as Lancaster and York Counties in South Carolina. Customers love our fast, friendly, responsive service. Active Waste is so sure you’ll love the service, we guarantee it. Best of all, we offer two levels of garbage pickup: our signature Curbside Service, or our hassle-free VIP Service. Choose the one that best fits your needs!

Curbside Service

Active Waste Solutions's efficient, timely curbside service includes:

  • Two (2) 96-gallon wheeled containers — one for trash, and the other, for recycling. (These should be rolled to the curb the night before or by 6 a.m. on your scheduled pickup day. Active Waste recommends putting your trash at the curb the night before pickup.)
  • All cardboard must be flattened 

VIP Service

Want the comfort and ease of leaving your trash and recycling on the side of your house, or at the top of your driveway? Sign up for Active Waste Solutions’ VIP Service, and let us do the work. Our white-glove VIP Service entitles you to:

  • Total convenience. No more remembering your pickup date or worrying about having to haul your trash to the curb. Active Waste automatically collects your garbage and recycling from the designated spot closer to your home.
  • Two (2) 96-gallon wheeled containers — one for trash, and the other, for recycling.
  • Efficient, on-time pickup.
  • No trash cans cluttering your streets or blocking your driveway

Neighborhoods We Serve

In North Carolina, Active Waste Solutions serves Union County and Mecklenberg County. In South Carolina, we serve Lancaster County and York County. Read more about our service areas and schedules.

Recycling Services

Active Waste collects your recyclables along with your regular trash pickup. Get more information and tips about our recycling services.

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