ATLANTA, GA. (CW69 News at 10)


Labor Day Solid Waste Collection Schedule

The Department of Public Works (DPW) Office of Solid Waste Services will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 6, 2021. The collection of garbage, recycling, and bulk collections will be suspended on September 6 but will resume at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7. The schedule has been revised to include a one-day delay throughout the holiday week. Customers whose regular collection day is Friday, September 10 will receive collection services on Saturday, September 11.

Due to staffing shortages affecting the solid waste industry nationwide, DPW continues to collect residential yard trimmings every other week until further notice. Yard trimming collections are scheduled for the week of September 13.

Those in need of additional assistance can contact the City by dialing 3-1-1 (inside Atlanta city limits) or 404-546-0311. Further information can be found at