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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 second and fourth 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, aluminum cans, plastic milk, water, and soda bottles, metal coat hangers, corrugated cardboard and cardboard tubese, glass bottles and jars (clear, green, and brown), and office paper may be recycled. Bins are available thru the Town of Elon.

Water and Sewer Information

Other Utility Information

  • Electric services by Duke Energy
  • Cable services by Time Warner Cable
  • Natural gas services by Piedmont Natural Gas