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Duluth GA

Solid Waste

IF YOUR TRASH IS MISSED, PLEASE CALL

REPUBLIC SERVICES – (678) 963-2800 IF REPUBLIC SERVICES DOES NOT SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM, CALL DULUTH CITY HALL – (770) 476-3434

To learn how to RECYCLE click here!

1. Collection pick-up

Collection of residential refuse will be on Wednesday of each week.  It is the responsibility of each resident to place such garbage or refuse at the curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on that day. Residential pick up may be done as early as 7:30 a.m. and as late as 7:30 p.m.  Residential trash collection will NOT occur on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or New Years Day.

Republic Services prefers that you do not use cans, containers, or other units to hold bags. However, if you insist, use only Republic Services bags place inside the container. Leave the lid off so the bags may be clearly seem. Do not tie the bag to the container. If you do use a special container, the City of Duluth cannot guarantee that your garbage will be picked up, since this is not part of the City’ contract.

2. Republic Services Plastic Bags

Only refuse placed in the specially marked bags (Republic Services) sold by the City of Duluth as provided by Republic Services, the contractor for the City, will be picked up by the contractor. These bags will be of high strength.

15 Gallon bag box has 15 bags and costs $22.26

32 Gallon bag box has 20 bags and costs $33.92

These are located at:

  • Duluth City Hall –  Business Office, first floor, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM;
  • Kroger @ Peachtree Hill Shopping Center at 3455 Peachtree Industrial.
  • Kroger on Pleasant Hill Rd (near Satellite Blvd).
  • Kroger in Suwanee @ Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and McGinnis Ferry Road.
  • Publix @ Medlock Crossing on State Bridge Road in Duluth.
  • Publix @ Duluth Station at 2750 Buford Highway.
  • Publix @ Tree Summit Shopping Center at 3870 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

There are 20 bags in each box. You will not be billed any additional cost for garbage pick-up.

If you experience any problem with cats, dogs, raccoons, opossums, or other animals breaking into your trash at the curb, try misting the bag with an ammonia mixture. This rarely occurs, but when it does, ammonia usually solves the problem.

FOR CITIZENS WITHIN THE DULUTH CITY LIMITS: TO DUMP BULKY ITEMS AND YARD DEBRIS

Yard trimming (leaves, clipped grass, limbs, etc.) are no longer accepted in lined sanitary land fills. Yard trimmings may be disposed of at the Dumpsters at the City Public Works Facility. All grass, leaves, pine straw, hay, etc must be in brown recyclable paper lawn bags to be accepted. Dumpster Card is required.

DULUTH PUBLIC WORKS COMPLEX 2450 CHATTAHOOCHEE DR., DULUTH, GA click here for a map (770) 476-2454

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (excluding some holidays)

SATURDAYS 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (no closure for lunch)

The City of Duluth provides dumpsters at the City Public Works Complex for bulky items that cannot be placed inside of the Republic Services bags.

A Dumpster Punch Card is required to use the Dumpsters.

For more information on the dumpster service, please click here.

Republic Services also offers a curbside YARD WASTE Pickup  for $85 per year.    They will only pick up 20 bags per one pickup.

Curbside SPECIAL PICKUP other then purple bags.

Must call them at 678-963-2800, ahead of time and attach any size Duluth Trash Bag to the item:

-       Mattress -       Sofa -       Furniture -       Appliance, etc.

Will not pick up Auto Parts, Tires, any rebuilding or remodeling material.