Garbage, Recycling, Bulk, and Yard Waste
To start new garbage, recycling, and yard trimming collection service call 311 or visit www.ATL311.com. Information on what can be recycled is available from Cartlanta Recycling Program.
Garbage and recycling collection occurs weekly. Containers should be placed on curb by 7p.m. the previous day and removed from curb by 7 p.m. on collection day.
Remember, yard waste will only be picked up if in the proper receptacles which are large paper bags, clear trash bags, and a Herbie Curbie with a yard waste sticker (request them by calling 311) on each side.
Bulk (large items like furniture, appliances, large tree limbs, etc.) waste is picked up in Southeast quadrant during the 2nd week of the month.
The city does not pick up construction debris/wastes such as doors, windows, particle board, shingles, sheet-rock, paint, etc.
Holiday Waste Pick-up Schedule
Trash is picked up on regularly scheduled weekdays except for the following four holidays: MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Our holiday collections schedule is as follows:
For more information about solid waste collections, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov