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City of Atlanta Announces Solid Waste Services Holiday Collection Schedule

Post Date:12/20/2018 10:06 AM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303


Kim Rankins, Dept. of Public Works Communications Director
(404) 865-8831, Office
(770) 687-0773, Cell


City of Atlanta Announces Solid Waste Services Holiday Collection Schedule

One-Day Delay in Refuse Collection Beginning Day of the Holiday  

ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works reminds residential customers that all garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25. All curbside collection services will be delayed one day the remainder of the week. If Friday is a customer’s normal collection day, all bins and yard waste will be collected Saturday, December 29.

Public Works crews will follow the same holiday collection schedule the week of January 1, 2019 with a one-day delay in solid waste collection beginning January 1, 2019.

Customers are encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees on Saturday, January 5 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. during the Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling event at participating Home Depot stores and at the Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHaRM). A list of locations is available on the Solid Waste web portal at, and on the ATL Waste mobile app.

For more information, contact ATL311 by dialing 3-1-1 or 404-546-0311, or visit


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