• ALL trees must be INSIDE your yard debris cart, and must not contain lights, tinsel, flocking or decorations. 
  • You may need to cut up trees to fit in the cart.
  • ANY tree left outside the cart will be charged at $4.00 each. 
  • We also recommend supporting your local Boy Scout Troop, or other charity collecting trees.


INCLEMENT WEATHER ALERT:  In the event of snow or ice accumulation, our trucks may be delayed.

Please leave your garbage & recycling at the curb for ONE additional day, as we will plan on collecting

any set-outs that may have been missed within one calendar day of your normal pick-up day.


RECYCLING CONTAMINATION ALERT — Please do not put glass in the commingle recycling roll cart. Place glass in the red bin only

click here for preparation guidelines!

  • Welcome to the website for Cornelius Disposal Service, Inc.

Cornelius Disposal Service, Inc. is the franchise service provider for the City of Cornelius and parts of the City of  Hillsboro and Washington County. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and we will do everything possible to make your experience as pleasant as possible. We encourage you to view this website to learn important information about the garbage and recycling services we provide.

Cornelius Disposal Service, Inc. is a full service garbage and recycling company. We employ over 20 employees and operate a fleet of 10 trucks to serve the diversified needs of our customers in our service communities.

We have been serving homes, businesses and organizations across our service areas since 1953. Here is a list of the many kinds of services we offer to our residential and commercial customers:

  • Residential garbage pick up and disposal
  • Residential recycling of paper, glass, tin & aluminum and plastic
  • Residential yard debris pick up and disposal (Rural Washington County excluded)
  • Commercial garbage pick up and disposal
  • Commercial recycling programs
  • Containers for general clean ups
  • Drop boxes for construction or roofing needs

Please browse through our website and let us know how we may help you with your specific disposal needs. We look forward to serving you.