Garbage, Recycling & Compost

Beginning January 2, 2024 the City of Athens will be contracting with Rumpke for garbage, recycling, and compost pickup in the City of Athens. 

For information about your pickup, visit the Rumpke landing page for the City of Athens. 

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Street by Street Trash Collection Schedule

Holiday Route Schedule 2024

  • New Year's Day - Monday, January 1st, One day delay all week
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th, One day delay all week
  • Independence Day - Thursday, July 4th, One day delay for THURSDAY pickup
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 2nd, One day delay all week
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28th, One day delay for THURSDAY pickup
  • Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25th, One day delay for WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY pickup