Solid Waste

The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the removal of household garbage, junk items, along with limb and leaf removal. This division also runs a commercial garbage route. They also pick up and dispose of dead animals found on city streets.

  • Delivery of commercial dumpsters, household and yard waste curbies
  • Litter pickup of street and roadside litter
  • Recycling Pick-up
  • Dead animal pickup
  • Operation of boom/claw truck for large yard waste. $60/Load
  • Leaf Vacuum: November 1 - March 31st, all other times must be bagged in biodegradable paper yard waste bags or in a City green yard waste container, which can be purchased at City Hall.
  • Grass Clippings - Bagged in paper bags year around.
  • Brush - cut into 5' lengths placed at curbside.
  • Petwaste must be bagged securely.
  • Items NOT collected by City Solid Waste are: tires, batteries, paint cans, rocks, dirt, brick, carpet, or building materials.
  • Any contract services i.e. treework, lawn maintenance must be removed by contractor.

Solid Waste/Recycling                                     

City of Cartersville
P.O. Box 1390                                                         
Cartersville, GA 30120