A government that accepts high responsibility for recycling and waste reduction shows that it values not only the environment but its resources, residents and community. Athens-Clarke County is a leader in the state of Georgia for its waste reduction efforts and part of that comes from strong leadership which sets it as a priority. By enacting ordinances and policies centered on waste reduction, Athens-Clarke County demonstrates that it is forward-thinking and preparing for the future of our community.
Policy SW-021 requires that all Athens-Clarke County governmental buildings and facilities must offer recycling.
Click here for more details on Governmental Building Recycling.
Event Recycling in Public Spaces
Policy SW-021 also requires for events in public spaces to offer recycling and in some cases composting.