Solid Waste (Trash)

Solid Waste Disposal

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. 

Athens Services – (888) 336-6100  Athens Services

 Athens Services route schedule can be viewed on the Collection Day Map

Holidays create a one-day delay in collection service. Athens Services observes the following holidays:

New Year’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day


Christmas Day

If a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, waste collection services will not be delayed.

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.  

Athens - Bulky Item Pick Up

Illegally dumped items can be reported to the Public Works Department for pick-up.

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