Solid Waste

The City of Fayetteville has a contract with GFL (formerly Waste Industries) for the collection of solid waste and recyclable materials from single-family houses and duplex residential units inside the City limits.

Collection takes place on Wednesday and Thursday. Different streets get picked up on different days. Please click on the link below to see which day your street is serviced or you may contact GFL Customer Service at 770-474-9273 to verify which streets are serviced on which days.

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PLEASE NOTE: Effective the Week of June 6, 2022, City of Fayetteville solid waste and recycling customers will be served on Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Click here to download the Streets and Service Days document to determine what day your solid waste and recycling will be collected (PDF)
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Garbage Service Day:

Garbage services are offered on the same collection days once a week, Wednesday or Thursday. Click the link above to determine which day your street is serviced.

Recycling Service Day:

Recycling services are offered on the same collection days every other week. Click on the link above to determine which weeks recycling services are offered and the day your street is serviced. Acceptable Materials for Recycling Collection.

Placement Of Containers

Please check out the "Placement Guidelines for Curbside Pickup." If you do not follow these guidelines, you will not be serviced. 

Holidays: 

During holiday weeks, the schedule for all customers on or following the holiday will move to the next day (Wednesday routes will be serviced Thursday, Thursday routes will be serviced Friday). If the holiday falls in the middle or end of the week only customers on and following that day will be affected. Please see GFL Observed Holidays.

Yard Waste:

Yard waste including limbs, leaves and grass, are not picked up by the City or our service provider. Yard waste can be disposed at the Fayette County Transfer Station, 221 First Manassas Mile Road, Fayetteville, open Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 4:30 pm, except New Years Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Call 770-719-1183 for additional information, including fees.

You can also visit Earth 911 to locate a Recycling Facility. Fluorescent light bulbs can be recycled at The Home Depot Customer Service in their Fayetteville store in the Fayette Pavilion shopping center.