When can I expect the trash and
recycling to be picked up?
Recycling:Properly separated; Every other week picked up
by refuse & recycling contractor
Bulk Pick-Up: What is not picked up by refuse
& recycling contractor (i.e., oils, pallets, tires, etc.) will
be picked up by AMCC Maintenance*. We request that
residents call community center to request in advance to
ensure quality service.
Green Waste: These items (including plants,
pine straw, twigs, etc.) will be picked up by landscape
Bulk Pick Up
Please place a courtesy call to your community center to let them
know you have a bulk pick-up request. Along with your trash and
recycling, kindly, place your bulk pick-up items in the approved
location for your community on your designated trash and recycling
If you have large items to dispose of, we suggest attempting to
donate anything gently used to a local thrift store. If items are
broken or damaged they can be placed out on your normal trash day
for bulk pick-up. Bulk pick-up includes items such as
furniture or other large items. Due to environmental concerns, bulk
pick-up will not accept appliances or other mechanical assemblies
that contain oils or other fluids.
The following items will not be accepted in trash/bulk pick-up:
tires, pallets, appliances, and hazardous materials.
Hazardous Material Disposal
If you have hazardous material that needs to be disposed of,
here to read the Marine Corps
Installations East Household Hazardous Material Collection Program.
Call (910) 451-1482 for more information.
You can recycle glass, metal, plastic containers #1 - #7, rigid
plastic containers, and paper. You should not recycle motor oils,
plastic bags, wax cardboard, pizza boxes, oyster shells, stryofoam,
plastic films and wraps, frozen food or deli containers,
fluorescent tubes, glass cookware, ceramics porcelain, mirrors or
windows, batteries or electronics, sharp objects or needles.
When is the grass cut?
PREPARE YOUR YARD: Residents are responsible for
removing all objects in their yard including pets and pet waste,
toys, hoses, any items that could get in the way of the lawn
mowers, and all yard debris including leaves, branches and rocks.
It those things are not removed, yard maintenance personnel cannot
be held responsible for damage their mowers may cause to the
resident’s items, or possibly, the resident’s yard will not be
Residents will be responsible for lawn maintenance for the areas of
their home that are fenced. Grass outside the fence line will be
maintained by the landscaping contractor.
For more information about the lawn maintenance schedule, please
contact your Community Manager.
Bi-weekly mowing begins around March 6th.
Note, bi-weekly mowing will start in the communities with the
largest need first, and will take the full two weeks to mow all
Weekly mowing begins around May 1st and continues through
around September 15th.
*Grass will be cut a minimum of 28 times annually and may be more
frequent depending on seasonal or climate conditions. Adjustments
to the schedule will be made as needed to account for growing
seasons and raining seasons. The schedule listed above does not
guarantee a weekly mow schedule, but simply suggests the days of
the week the landscaping contractor may mow in that neighborhood.
Green Waste Removal
Green waste includes grass clippings, leaves, and limbs.
The landscaping contractor will collect green waste that is
placed curbside or on the service roads by the resident on a weekly
or bi-weekly schedule; depending on the seasonal mowing and
Residents are encouraged to recycle green waste.
- Green waste should be neatly bundled and tied together in a neat
package not to exceed 4 feet in length by 2 feet in
- Loose green waste should be placed in a plastic bag or cardboard
- Green waste collected at all locations will be disposed of in
accordance with state and local laws.