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Solid Waste 3n1

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3 Core Services In 1

Household Garbage, Recycling, Yard Trimmings
3 Core Services In 1 Day 4 Our Customers!

The City of Atlanta provides a comprehensive 3n1 service delivery to allow for concentrated efforts in a given area, reduced carbon emissions and reduced missed pickups.

Curbside Schedule & Establishing Service Customers

Our residential customers also receive residential street sweeping, scheduled bulk waste pick-up and concentrated solid waste education and enforcement. Prior notice of scheduled street sweeping and bulk waste pick up dates are posted at neighborhood entrances.

Household garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings are collected weekly per quadrant, service dates may vary for newly annexed areas of the city.

Quadrant Boundaries:

Northeast - Monday

  • North: City Limits
  • East: City Limits
  • South: Decatur Street/DeKalb Avenue
  • West: Northside Drive

Southeast - Tuesday

  • North: Decatur Street/DeKalb Avenue
  • East: City Limits
  • South: City Limits
  • West: Metropolitan Parkway/City Limits

Southwest - Wednesday

  • North: I-20 West
  • East: Metropolitan Parkway
  • South: City Limits
  • West: City Limits

Northwest - Thursday

  • North: City Limits
  • East: Northside Drive
  • South: I-20 West
  • West: City Limits

For questions or concerns please call the Customer Service Center 311, or visit


Contact Info

City of Atlanta
Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue, SW
Suite 4700
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6240
Fax: 404.658.7552

Customer Service
Tel: 311

Office of Commissioner 

William M. Johnson Commissioner

Office of Solid Waste Services

Tel: 404.330.6236

Gayla Dodson
Program Management Officer

Office of Transportation Services

Tel: 404.330.6501

Capital Projects & Planning/Renew Atlanta

Shelley Peart
Program Management Officer

Operations, Engineering, & Permits

Cotena Alexander
Program Management Officer

Office of Fleet Services

Tel: 404.622.7681

Dale Fambrough
Program Management Officer

Tracey Woods, Director

Bill Eckel, Director

NOTE: For garbage collection, or to receive a trash bin call 311. For issues related to water and sewer, please call the Department of Watershed Management at 311.

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