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Decatur Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Decatur trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Decatur is in Georgia with Alpharetta to the north, Smyrna and Marietta to the northwest, Tucker to the northeast, Redan and Athens to the east, and Atlanta to the west.

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 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, click here to find your service day.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Holiday collection schedules and schedule changes are posted on the Decatur Focus and social media pages. (Please disregard DeKalb County notices regarding the County’s solid waste and recycling holiday schedule.)

Click here for the November 2024 – September 2024 Holiday Schedule.

Please note: if your day is not on the schedule, your regular scheduled day has not been affected.

Decatur Trash Collection Map

Decatur Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

The City Sanitation Service collects bulky items 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.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Mattresses
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • 4 tires

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

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 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Decatur’s curbside recycling program accepts paper products, plastic, glass, and metal. Glass must be separated in its own bin. For a complete list of items visit decaturga.com/recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Decatur?

Decatur accepts bulky items like furniture and appliances as a part of your regular sanitation pick-up. Just set them at the curb. There is no additional cost for this service except for a $50 collection fee for items containing freon.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street, click here.

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

Phone: 404-377-5571
Fax: 404-378-4153 

7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday-Friday 

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Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Decatur trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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