We’re here to help you find the Decatur trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Decatur Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.decaturga.com/publicworks/page/solid-waste-collection
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
-Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan. 16
Regular service for Monday, Jan. 16 will be Tuesday, Jan. 17 Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, Jan. 18
Monday, Feb. 20
Regular service for Monday, Feb. 20 will be Tuesday, Feb. 21 Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, Feb. 22
Monday, May 29
Regular service for Monday, May 29 will be Tuesday, May 30 Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, May 31
Monday, June 19
Regular service for Monday, June 19 will be Tuesday, June 20 Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, June 21
Tuesday, July 4
No change to Monday, July 3
Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, July 5
Monday, Sept. 4
Regular service for Monday, Sept. 4 will be Tuesday, Sept. 5 Regular service for Tuesday will be Wednesday, Sept. 6
Please note: if your day is not on the schedule, your regular scheduled day has not been affected.
Decatur Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.decaturga.com/publicworks/faq/how-do-i-dispose-tires-bulky-items-and-appliances for find the collection day for your bulk waste.
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
The City Sanitation service collects bulky items like furniture and appliances as a part of regular sanitation services. A $50 service fee is required for items containing freon. Up to 4 tires will be picked up as a part of regular sanitation services.
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
Hazardous waste. For more information, visit the DeKalb County Sanitation Event Schedule.
Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.
If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.
Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.
There are a number of junk removal services in Decatur and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.decaturga.com/publicworks/page/commingled-glass-recycling
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Decatur?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.decaturga.com/publicworks/faq/how-do-i-dispose-tires-bulky-items-and-appliances
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.decaturga.com/publicworks/page/solid-waste-collection
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 7:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Decatur Public Works Department?
2635 Talley St.
Decatur, GA 30030
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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