Athens Services is the exclusive franchised solid waste hauler for all solid waste in the city. Athens provides residential service, commercial service, and temporary bin service. The Athens Services contract is administered by the Public Works Department and the Finance Department.
Holidays create a one-day delay in collection service. Athens Services observes the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, waste collection services will not be delayed.
Bulky Item Pick-Up
Athens Services offers bulky item pick-up for all service addresses. Athens will, upon request only, remove bulky items, including major appliances and furniture. Requests can be made by filling out a form online or by calling Athens and scheduling a pick-up.