Waste Collection

FOR ALL WASTE-RELATED QUESTIONS: Please call (919) 894-3553 (ext. 220) or email omolina@townofbenson.com.

General Trash Collection


  • Service provided by waste industries
  • Household waste collected in gray 95-gallon can
  • Bulk household items can be placed at the edge of the street, not in the road. These items can only take up a maximum of 4-cubic yards per stop and can only weigh a maximum of 75-pounds per item. Examples are couches, mattresses, tables, etc.

More Information


For more information, call 919-894-3553. You may also reference the following documents:
Fee Schedule for the 2020-2021 FY
Waste Services Policy Brochure (PDF)
  1. Construction Materials
  2. Containers
  3. Recycling
  4. Yard Waste
The town will not collect any type of construction materials. Construction materials consist of the following:
  • Aluminum siding
  • Blocks
  • Bricks
  • Doors
  • Gutters
  • Iron
  • Lumber (Any Type)
  • Mortar
  • Pipes
  • Sand
  • Sheet rock
  • Shingles
  • Steel
  • Tin
  • Vinyl siding
  • Windows
  • Wire

Dumpster Rentals


In case of large construction jobs, the owner may rent a dumpster from commercial contractors for a nominal fee.