Office of Solid Waste Services

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Maintain clean, safe, and thriving neighborhoods with a world-class sanitation workforce that provides exceptional services to Atlanta residents.


We will make Atlanta a vibrant place to live, work, and visit through an integrated system of waste collection, innovative technology, responsive customer service and education to provide a healthy and safe community for generations to come.

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 Christmas and New Year's Holiday Schedule



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Due to reduced staff and additional impacts from the COVIDThế giới cá-19 Pandemic, the Department of Public Works is experiencing delays in Solid Waste Services. This page is being updated regularly as changes occur. Please check back frequently for updates.

The Department of Public Works is committed to remaining agile and providing world-class services to the citizens of Atlanta. The safety of our customers, volunteers, and staff is our primary concern. . We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience during these difficult times.

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Operation Clean Sweep

The Department of Public Works Office of Solid Waste Services (SWS) ‘Operation Clean Sweep' program is a proactive measure taken to keep our communities clean and safe as we navigate through the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The target areas are identified by Council Districts. SWS is working closely with City Council members to determine areas in need of de-littering and Right-of-Way grass cutting. The massive clean-up effort, executed by DPW Special Operations Teams and volunteer groups led by our Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission, will begin Saturday, June 27thThế giới cá along several streets in Council District 10. The community clean-ups are expected to run through Labor Day.

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Solid Waste Rate Adjustments

Solid Waste Rates Adjustments FAQs

Residential Solid Waste Service Enhancements

Letter to Commercial Property Owners

Thế giới cáOn Thursday, September 28, 2017, the City of Atlanta hosted an industry forum to introduce its planned procurement approach for Solid Waste Management Services.

Solid Waste Management Industry Forum

Solid Waste Industry Forum Attendee List


Questions about your Solid Waste bill?
Please contact the  at (404) 613-6100.

For questions about Solid Waste services, please contact  by dialing 3-1-1 or
(404) 546-0311 (Outside Metro Atlanta).

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Thế giới cáFor questions regarding collections, please contact the Customer Service Call Center, Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, by dialing 311(Metro Atlanta area only) or 404.546.0311.

 Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission 

Keep America Beautiful Affiliate serving the City of Atlanta.

Adopt a Spot/Street 

Thế giới cáAdopt a public space for litter prevention and beautification

Cartlanta Recycling Program

The City of Atlanta encourages you to reduce, recycle and reuse!

Neighborhood Clean-Up Guidelines/Request

The Department of Public Works would be happy to assist with your neighborhood clean-up project.

Contact Information

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 (Metro Atlanta area only) or 404.546.0311

Office of Solid Waste Services
Tel: 404.330.6236
Gayla Dodson
Program Management Officer

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