Attention Customers: We're excited to announce that Waste Management, North America's leading environmental solutions provider, has acquired Advanced Disposal. Learn what this means for you here.

 
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Attention Customers: We're excited to announce that Waste Management, North America's leading environmental solutions provider, has acquired Advanced Disposal. Learn what this means for you here.

WASTE COLLECTION & RECYCLING GUIDELINES FOR Americus, GA

Guidelines for Curbside Garbage Service

Curbside garbage service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Waste must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the collection day.
  • All garbage must be placed in the 95-gallon cart provided by Advanced Disposal. Non-containerized garbage will not be collected.
  • No cart may exceed 50 lbs.

Curbside yard waste service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Waste must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the collection day.
  • Place all leaves, grass clippings and small yard debris into a 32-gallon can or heavy-duty plastic bag.
  • Non-containerized leaves, grass clippings and small yard debris will not be collected.
  • No can or bag may exceed 50 lbs.
  • Cut tree limbs and shrubs are not to exceed 4' in length and 50 lbs. in weight.
  • All yard waste must be bagged, bundled, tied, stacked or containerized.
  • Tree stumps and trunks will not be collected.

Curbside bulk item service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Waste must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the collection day.
  • Accommodates household items that cannot be placed in the 95-gallon cart.
  • Items may not weigh more than 50 lbs. each.

Curbside appliance collection service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Waste must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the collection day.
  • Place domestic appliances, such as refrigerators, washers and water heaters at curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the scheduled collection day. Please call the day before the pickup.
  • When disposing of items such as refrigerators and washing machines, be sure to remove the door or lid for child safety purposes Any appliance, refrigerator, freezer or other container which has an airtight snap lock or similar device must have the door removed or be crated, strapped or locked so that it will be impossible for a child to obtain access to any compartment thereof.

Curbside recycling service 

  • Pick up once per week. 
  • Place curbside by 7:00 a.m. of the collection day.

To contact Advanced Disposal regarding solid waste service, please call 229-928-1170.  

Read more helpful information at the city's website

Holiday Schedule

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Routes will be pushed back by one day following a holiday
If collection day falls on a holiday, service will take place one day later for that day and for the remainder of the week following the holiday.

 
Advanced Disposal, now part of Waste Management

Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, Waste Management provides collection, transfer, disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery.  It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States.  Waste Management’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.  To learn more information about Waste Management, visit www.wm.com.

 
 
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If you are a residential customer, please don’t forget to regularly visit both your local municipality’s solid waste page as well as our local facility and your community’s individual page (scroll down slightly on your local facility page to the Guidelines for Municipal Customers tab) and click on the link for your community’s garbage collection guidelines and holiday schedule. Thank you!

 

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