The Sanitation Department provides weekly curbside trash collection and yard waste pick up to city residents. If you reside within the city limits of Powder Springs, this service is required. (Refer to City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 11 Section 43). In addition, no outside private collectors are allowed to operate in the city. (Refer to City Code of Ordinances Chapter 11 Section 63).

New Service
You may sign up for service at City Hall located at 4484 Marietta St. There is a $75 cart deposit fee. Once the deposit has been paid, City Hall will generate a work order for the Sanitation Department to deliver your cart. This process usually takes 1 to 3 working days depending on workload, holidays, etc. Garbage charges will appear on your monthly water bill.

In the event that a 90 gallon container is not sufficient for your volume of trash, you may request a 2nd cart. The applicable fees for this are an additional $60 cart deposit and an additional $5 charge on your monthly garbage bill.

  • Cart deposit - $75
  • 2nd cart deposit - $60
  • Monthly rate for city resident - $20.50
  • Monthly rate for county resident - $22.00
  • Monthly rate for 2nd cart - $5
  • Cart replacement fee - $15
Please note for residential and commercial services, a 2 cart maximum is allowed.

To schedule a work order, report problems with your cart, report missed trash, etc, please fill out this online form