Residential Services
The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department currently provides garbage collection and recycling services to approximately 9,653 residential customers in the Urban Service District (USD), which encompasses the former city limits of Athens. There are approximately 267 backyard customers (numbers updated February 2017). 

Missed Service
Report missed garbage and/or recycling within 24 hours of the normally scheduled pick-up. Contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501, Press 5 or email