Drop-Off Sites

The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department, Recycling Division, announces that the recycling drop-off site located on US Hwy 29 North at Calhoun Drive (Athens Technical College) will be CLOSING. The recycling containers will be permanently removed on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The Recycling Division apologizes for the inconvenience. Chronic illegal dumping at this site is the only reason for the closure. Remaining drop-off sites are located:

Recycling Drop-Off Locations

County Region Hours Location Address
Central M & W 10 AM - 7 PM 
Sat. 8 AM - 12 PM
CHaRM on College Ave 1005 College Ave
Northeast 24 hour access Athens Technical College
CLOSING DUE TO ILLEGAL
DUMPING & LITTER
Corner of Hwy 29 and Calhoun Drive
THIS SITE WILL CLOSE ON 1/31/2018
Northeast 24 hour access City of Winterville
Behind the Fire Dept. Maintenance Dept.
at the corner of Church and Parkview
126 Harris Lane
East 24 hour access Behind the Tag Office parking lot 
on Lexington Rd
3035 Jail Rd
East M-F 7:30 AM -  4:30 PM
Sat. 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Athens-Clarke County Landfill 5700 Lexington Rd
East M-F 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Athens-Clarke County Recycling Facility 699 Hancock Industrial Way
West 24 hour access Georgia Square Mall
Outside the old cinema parking lot
3700 Atlanta Hwy
North 24 hour access Athens-Clarke County Fire Station #9 1626 Danielsville Rd
North CLOSED PERMANENTLY Power Partners, Inc. THIS SITE IS CLOSED AS OF 12/8/17
Northwest 24 hour access Athens-Clarke County Fire Station #8 3955 Jefferson Rd

Hosting an Athens Drop-Off Site
If your business is interested in hosting a recycling drop-off site, please contact the Recycling Division at 706-613-3512.


University of Georgia Recycling Sites
For information on recycling and waste reduction at the University of Georgia, visit the UGA Office of Sustainability website or contact them directly at (706) 542-1301 or sustain@uga.edu

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