Garbage Collection Service Guidelines

Curbside garbage service

  • Pickup once per week on your scheduled day.
  • Waste must be placed curbside the night before collection day.
  • No-pickup holidays: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Your trash pick up will be postponed one day.

Curbside bulk item service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Waste must be placed curbside the night before collection day.
  • Accommodates household items that cannot be placed in the 95-gallon garbage cart.
  • Items may not weigh more than 50 lbs. each.
  • No-pickup holidays: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Curbside recycling service

  • Pickup once per week on your scheduled day.
  • Waste must be placed curbside the night before collection day.
  • A small recycle bin is provided for your use along with the 95-gallon garbage cart.
  • A 95-gallon RECYCLE cart is available for private purchase from the recycling service.
  • No-pickup holidays: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Acceptable Recycling Items

  • Newspapers, catalogs, phone books, magazines
  • ALL paper
  • Aluminum, bi-metal, and tin cans; aluminum pie pans, foil
  • Cereal and laundry detergent boxes; cardboard beverage boxes, shoe boxes
  • ALL cardboard
  • All colors of plastic containers, including milk jugs and laundry bottles
  • Please rinse out food containers.

NO LONGER ACCEPTED BY THE RECYCLING PROCESSOR

  • No pizza delivery boxes
  • No glass of any kind

Visit Walton Clean & Beautiful for information on county recycling locations for glass and other items

If the trash or recycling truck missed your pickup, please let us know at rgroves@socialcirclega.com if your trash or recycling is not picked up on your service day.

Questions or concerns? Please call City Hall at 770-464-2380.