Residential Recycling

City of Douglasville Residents

Curbside Recycling is available to all City of Douglasville residents and is available at no additional charge. Residents are provided with 18-gallon tote or 64-gallon rolling recycling bin(s). Recyclable items are collected on the same day as the household garbage. A separate truck picks up recycling. As with sanitation, recycling bins should be placed at the curb by 7:00 am on your scheduled collection day.The following items are collected in this program and may be mixed together in the same container. For a complete printable list, please click here.

Mixed Paper: All paper not heavily contaminated with food, including newspaper, magazines, books, mixed office paper, and cereal boxes.

Aluminum and Steel cans: All aluminum and steel cans including, but not limited to, soda cans, vegetable and soup cans, and coffee cans.

Plastic: All plastic containers are accepted for recycling. Most will have a number of 1 - 7 inside the recycling symbol. Plastic shopping bags are also accepted.

Cardboard Boxes: Boxes may be broken down or left intact, but must be completely empty. Please stack next to recycling bin.

NO styrofoam or glass is accepted.

Residents living outside the city limits of Douglasville:

Cedar Mountain Landfill and Recycling Center accepts the following items free of charge for recycling: scrap metal and appliances, scrap aluminum, motor oil, cardboard, all paper items including phone books, newspaper, magazines, junk mail, cereal boxes and paper packaging items, office paper and computer paper, aluminum cans and glass jars and bottles. The Recycling Center also accepts mattresses, scrap tires and Freon-loaded appliances such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners, but a small fee is charged per item. The Landfill is located at 1730 Humane Society Blvd. 770-920-3133.

Publix Grocery Stores accept plastic grocery bags, paper grocery bags and Styrofoam egg cartons. Collection containers are located at the store entrance.

Wal-Mart and Kroger Grocery Stores accept plastic grocery bags. Look for collection boxes just inside the store entrance.