Residential Services
The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department currently provides garbage collection and recycling services to approximately 9,549 residential customers in the Urban Service District (USD), which encompasses the former city limits of Athens. There are approximately 1,008 backyard customers (numbers updated September 2014). 

Missed Service
Report missed garbage and/or recycling within 24 hours of the normally scheduled pick-up. Contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0.