Solid Waste

The Mayor and Council of the City of Watkinsville agreed that providing a uniform solid waste program for the residents of Watkinsville is in the best interest of the city.

The solid waste collection program offers you, the resident, weekly curbside pickup of household garbage on each Wednesday and weekly leaf and limb curbside pickup as per the schedule.

Cost of Services

There is no cost for solid waste service. This includes garbage as well as leaf and limb pickup. This service is provided to all tax-paying citizens of the City of Watkinsville.  This does NOT include recycling services. 

Recycling Services - Citizens living within the city limits of Watkinsville may sign up directly with Curbside Services (706-769-1822, curbsideserv@bellsouth.net) for recycling. The fee to participate in the weekly curbside recycling service is $12/month for 2, 20 gallon recycle bins.  

  1. Garbage
  2. Leaf & Limb
  3. Recycling
  4. Schedule
  • Each resident is to place their household garbage in secured plastic bags and containers (with lids) no larger than 32 gallons.
  • Your collection day is Wednesday.
  • Please bag all garbage before placing it into any container.
  • The containerized and any additional bagged garbage should be placed no further than 5 feet from the curb or roadside before 7 a.m. on the collection day.
  • Return garbage containers to your property and off of the city right-of-way within 24 hours of pickup.

Service Questions & Concerns

Call Curbside Services, Inc. if you experience service problems, or if you have questions about what services are provided.