Welcome to Taberna!
1. 1620 Old Cherry Point Rd, New Bern
2. 1851 S Glenburnie Rd, New Bern
3. 233 Middle St # 101, New Bern
Ward 3 Alderman
Phone: (252) 649-4100
Taberna is in Craven County, Precinct “Grantham 2B”
Although our residents can vote wherever they wish across the county, our “local” voting station is:
New Song United Methodist Church
521 W Grantham Road
New Bern, NC 28562
Trash, Yard Waste, and Recycling Information
Trash is picked up weekly throughout Taberna on Tuesday mornings. Please place your items out curbside Monday night. Important to note is that if you exceed the size of your trash receptacle, you must have a Craven County trash sticker on EACH extra bag of trash. You can purchase the stickers at the following locations: https://www.cravencountync.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7500/Retail-Refuse-Sticker-Outlet-List-2018?bidId=
Acceptable: Household garbage, glass, waxed food and juice cartons, pots or pans, Styrofoam, broken dishes or ceramics, light bulbs, plastic grocery bags
Unacceptable: Hazardous materials, motor oil, paints, discarded TVs, electronics, or computers.
Place your Waste Management trash receptacle away from vehicles or mailboxes, no later than 6:00 a.m. on your scheduled pickup day. Bagged trash in excess of your WM cart must have a Craven County trash sticker on the bag for collection.
“Green” or Yard Waste trash pick-up, such as trimmed branches, yard debris, etc. is picked up on Monday mornings.
Acceptable: Limbs no longer than five-feet and no larger than five-inches in diameter; leaves, pine straw, and grass clippings must be bagged; small twigs and hedge clippings must be bagged; hedges and/ or bushes must have excess dirt or sand removed from the root. Loose leaves and pine straw are accepted curbside from November 1st through the last day of February.
Unacceptable: Loose piles of leaves (except during loose leaf season), clippings, pine straw, any debris resulting from contracted services (including landscapers and tree services – this debris must be hauled off by the contractor or homeowner), sand or dirt piles.
Craven County Curbside Recycling Collection Program
Craven County has established a curbside recycling program. Details may be found at the following websites
Recycling is scheduled for pick-up in Taberna on Monday mornings on a four-week cycle commencing November 4, 2019:
|January 23, 2023||June 12, 2023||October 30, 2023|
|February 20, 2023||July 10, 2023||November 27, 2023|
|March 20, 2023||August 7, 2023||December 25, 2023|
|April 17, 2023||September 4, 2023|
|May 15, 2023||October 2, 2023|
The schedule will continue on the four-week cycle maintained by Craven County. Please place your GFL Receptacle out on Sunday evening.
Examples, though not limited to, are noted below,
Acceptable: Glass containers (clear, brown, and green), aluminum beverage cans, steel (tin) cans, newspapers, plastic jugs, food cans.
Unacceptable: loose trash, yard waste or other non-recycling materials, broken glass or light bulbs, Styrofoam.
Mixed Paper Collection
Acceptable: Envelopes, paper bags, writing paper, copy paper, magazines, colored ledger paper, chipboard, detergent boxes, cereal and tissue boxes. Place all mixed papers in a clean, brown, paper bag beside recycle bin.
Unacceptable: Frozen food containers, waxed food and juice cartons.
Craven County Refuse Convenience Center
Taberna is fortunate to have a Craven County Refuse Convenience Center in close proximity. It is located adjacent to Monette's at 4001 Old Cherry Point Road (intersection of East Thurman Road & Old Cherry Point Road), New Bern, NC 28562. Trash, yard waste, and recycling items can be brought there, along with bulk waste, defined below:
Acceptable: For appliances (such as freezers, refrigerators, washers, dryers, and/or water heaters): remove doors to appliances or place in a manner that ensures there is no access by animals or small children. Furniture such as sofas, tables, mattresses, small appliances (microwaves, toasters, & vacuums), paint cans that are dry and have lids removed, wood, tires that have been separated from the rim.
Unacceptable: Tires on the rim, window frames or doors with glass still in them, filled or partially filled paint cans, treated wood, mirrors, carpet, cement, concrete or brick items, roofing shingles, sheetrock, propane tanks, railroad ties, any demolition or construction debris (this should be removed by the contractor or homeowner), loose clothing (clothing must be bagged – no trash sticker is required).
Our local recycling center:
Monettes Convenience Site
4001 Old Cherry Point Road
Operating Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 7:00am - 6:30pm. Sunday, 1:00 - 6:30pm
For more information, please contact Craven County Solid Waste Department: 252-636-6659