The Solid Waste department, headed by Wilfred Holmes, is responsible for operating and maintaining the town’s solid waste collection and disposal of refuse, yard waste and recyclable materials for residential as well as commercial customers in town.
Quick Facts About Solid Waste Service Delivery
- Household refuse is collected at the curbside of residences and must be containerized (front or side yard pickup is available for an additional fee).
- Yard waste is collected at the curb and must be containerized or bundled.
- Recyclable materials are collected at the curb in special single-stream recycling containers.
- Collection days are scheduled by location. Refuse and yard waste are collected twice per week on Mondays and Thursdays, or Tuesdays and Fridays.
- Recyclables are collected once per week on Thursdays. In addition, the town operates a recycling drop off center at 1075 Ponce De Leon Boulevard.
- Large piles of debris and appliances called special pickups are picked up only on Wednesdays for a minimum charge. Please contact the Solid Waste Department to schedule a special pickup.
- Generally, the Solid Waste Department observes all national holidays, but will resume service on the following business day. Click here for a complete holiday schedule for the current year.