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Garbage & Recycling

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In the City of Milledgeville, solid waste transfer and disposal for residential services are provided by private companies, under contract to the City. Advanced Waste Systems is the provider for the City of Milledgeville’s solid waste service. Commercial and industrial businesses needing roll off service should contact Advanced Waste Systems directly to make arrangements for solid waste collections at 478 453-4435.

New & current customers - (478) 414-4010 - We will notify Advance of all new services.  (Please allow 5 - 7 business days for delivery)
Additional cart request:  478 453-4435 (Advance will provide additional cart(s) and notify the City of the addition)
Pickup questions - (478) 453-4435 (Call Center)

ADA Assistance - (478) 453-4435 (Obtain written physician's recommendation for back door pickup and provide to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
or FAX to 478 414-4011 

Yard Debris - (478) 414-4037

Pickup service days depend on your location within the City and are currently noted as: Monday through Friday. All carts must be curbside by 6:00 a.m. on the day of service.

Monthly pickup fees are $14.50 (subject to change per city council) for the first cart. Do not over-stuff the container, over-stuffing may result in the cart not empting properly. Yard debris and hazards material or construction materials are not permitted to be placed in the container.

City Rules for Curb-Side Collection of Yard Debris
*     What city will collect at curbside:
         • Residential refuse such as leaves, grass clippings, straw, small yard and garden                  clippings and other similar materials
*     What city will-not collect at curbside:
         • Trees and by-products of tree removal or trimming services
NOTE: It shall be unlawful for any person to trim or remove trees within the city unless the byproduct from those services is immediately removed from the premises and placed or deposited by the person trimming or removing such trees in a disposal site.
(Code Section 74-53)
For more information on City Collection and Disposal services, please see or contact Public Works at 414-4037
Recycling & Convenience Center

An 18 gallon recycling bucket is available free of charge upon request for curbside pickup. Larger carts are available for an additional rental fee. The convenience and solid waste center is located at the dead end of West Thomas Street just past Wray Homes.  This center has been built exclusively for residents of this City and will accept the following waste and recyclable items: Brown Goods (Tables, Chairs, Sofas, Mattresses, Box Springs, etc.); White Goods (Refrigerators and appliances); Newspapers and Magazines; and Glass. For additional information contact the City at (478) 414-4037. Household garbage, yard debris, and chemicals are NOT accepted.

Convenience Center Hours of Operations 
(located at the end of West Thomas St)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7AM - 4PM
Saturday 8AM - 4PM

(Centers are closed on Holidays and during times of inclement weather)