Labor Day schedules for trash collection, closings on the Outer Banks

Dare County offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of Labor Day. This includes the Manteo Recycle Yard, the Dare County C&D Landfill and the Buxton Transfer Station.

However, Dare County Public Works—which provides trash collection for the unincorporated areas of Dare County as well as the Town of Kitty Hawk—has announced that trash collection will operate on its normal schedule on Monday, September 6, 2021.

The Town of Kitty Hawk’s Saturday residential summer trash collection for the east side (ocean side) of the bypass will continue through Labor Day weekend and then conclude on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

The Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Recycling Center—which was temporarily closed in May 2021 due to staffing shortages within the Dare County Public Works Department—continues to remain closed and no recycling services will be provided at the facility until future notice.

All Dare County offices and facilities will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

For more information, contact the Dare County Public Works Department at

Town of Manteo
The Town of Manteo Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day. There will be no residential/commercial solid waste pickup on Monday. Residential/commercial pickup will be done on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Town of Nags Head
There is no change to the sanitation schedule due to Labor Day on September 6, 2021. However, the bulk item/brush collection yard will be closed that day, as well as all Town administrative offices.

Town of Kill Devil Hills

Town of Southern Shores
Town Hall Offices will be closed LABOR DAY MON. SEPT 6th. Town Hall will reopen TUES. SEPT 7th.** Trash collection will occur as scheduled on Mon. Sept 6th.

Off-Season trash collection begins Mon. Sept. 6th. Fri. Sept. 3rd will be the last Friday trash collection for the summer season.

Town of Duck
Town administrative offices will be closed on Monday

Currituck County
The following Currituck County Government facilities will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021 to commemorate Labor Day.
~ Currituck County Animal Shelter
~ All County Administrative Offices
~ Convenience Sites
~ Transfer Station
~ Public Library

Board of Commissioners meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021