2016 Holiday Collections Schedule
Note: President's Day is a regular business day for the City of Atlanta.
How to Start New Collection Service for Household Garbage, Recycling & Yard Trimmings
How to Start Backyard Pick Up Service
Backyard pick up service may be available without charge for persons having physical limitations which prevent placement of garbage receptacles at the curb if certain requirements are met.
You may be eligible based on:
(A) Age only criteria.
Any residence where there are no persons between the ages of 12 and 70 capable of placing garbage at the curbside.
(B) Physical condition criteria.
Each person between the ages of 12 and 70 at a residence not capable of placing garbage at the curbside must present a certificate from a physician licensed to practice medicine by the State stating that such person is physically incapable of placing garbage at the curbside. (See
Each year, all persons receiving backyard garbage collection service must be recertified as to the physical condition preventing the placement of garbage at the curbside. (See
If you would like to receive backyard garbage collection service and do not to meet the criteria listed above then you must submit a payment of $962.21 per year to cover the cost of this service. This entitles you to receive backyard garbage collection from January 2nd through December 30th. (See
Please contact the 311 Customer Service center if you have additional questions. Dial 311 or 404.546.0311404.546.0311 or visit ATL311.com