Sanitation Department

Sanitation Billing & Receivables:
Michele Gaston
mgaston@tyrone.org

For service questions please call 404-693-9235.

For billing questions please call 770-487-4038.
For new service or to cancel service, please click here.

 

Curbside Service:
Place containers at the curb by 6:00 am for pickup.
Please bag all garbage before placing in the can.
Pickup day is Thursday each week with the exceptions listed below:

Sanitation Observed Holidays:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

If any of the above holidays fall on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, that week’s trash pickup will be on Friday instead of the normal Thursday.

Fees:
Quarterly Fee – $45.00 (Includes 1 roll-away trash can and an 18 gallon recycle bin)
Additional Quarterly Fee to upgrade to a 65 gallon roll-away recycle bin – $6.00
Additional Quarterly Fee to upgrade to a 95 gallon roll-away recycle bin – $9.00
Additional Quarterly Fee for a 2nd roll-away trash can – $15.00

Quarterly fees are due on the 15th day of each quarter (January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15). If payment is not received by the 15th, a $5.00 late fee will be added to your account. A $10.00 reinstatement fee will be added if not paid by the last day of the first month of each quarter.

Late payments and reinstatement fees must be paid by noon on the Wednesday prior to the Thursday pickup in order to be listed on the sanitation pickup list for that week.

New Customers:
To sign up for sanitation services within the town limits of the Town of Tyrone, please call Town Hall at 770-487-4038 and ask for the sanitation department for assistance.

To Report Missed Service:
If your trash or recycle containers were out at the curb by 6:00 am on the day of pickup, you are current and in good-standing with your payments, and your pickup was missed, please call Republic Services at 404-693-9235 before noon the next day and they will place you on the list to be picked up in a special run.

Recycling:
The following items will be picked up:

Glass
Newspapers
Cardboard Boxes (Broken Down)
Aluminum/Steel Cans
#1 PETE Plastic w/a Neck
Magazines
Phonebooks
Cereal Boxes
Tissue Paper
#2 HDPE Plastic w/a Neck

Please rinse out, remove lids, and flatten all plastic containers.

Items NOT Recycled:

Motor Oil
Light Bulbs
Mirrors
Coffee Cups

Yard Waste:
Yard debris waste collection is available at curbside on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. There is a 6 bag maximum please. Grass clippings and leaves must be packaged in paper and/or biodegradable bags which are available at Publix, Kroger, Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes, Winn Dixie or Cub Foods. Limbs must be tied with a string or straps in bundles of less than 50 pounds and may not exceed 4 feet in length or 6 inches in diameter.

Large Pickup:
The last Thursday of every month Republic Services will pick up 1 large item such as a dishwasher, washing machine, sofa, maximum 45 inch TV, etc. Refrigerators must be completely drained of all Freon and appropriately tagged before they will be picked up. For any questions please call Republic Services at 404-693-9235.

Unallowable Pickup Items:
Due to landfill regulations, Republic Services will not pick up the following items:

Car Batteries
Roofing Shingles
Paint Cans w/Liquid
Tires
Construction Materials

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