FAQ Topic: Services & safety

Why wasn’t my trash or recycling picked up?

There are many reasons why we might’ve not picked up your trash or recycling. A few reasons could be that the can was too far from the road, it was being blocked by something, or it was too close to a mailbox or power lines. To ensure that we pick it up, please make sure … Continued

How do I dispose of paints?

Before you throw away paint it must be dried out by: Leaving the lid off can for a couple days. Mixing it with dirt, sand, or litter. Pouring it over some cardboard.  

Where do I vote?

Please check out the NC State Board of Elections Polling page. Fill in the required fields and it will give you the addresses of where you can vote.

How do I report food safety concerns?

Call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or report the complaint online. For Help with Restaurant Food Problems: Rutherford County Health Department 221 Callahan Koon Rd Spindale, NC 28160 (828) 287-6100

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