The sanitation needs for The City of Druid Hills are met through contract with Waste Management. This includes trash, recycling, and yard waste collection.

Collection shall be one time per week for garbage, for recycling, and yard waste of each residence, except on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

If the holiday is on a Monday, all collections will be made one day later that week.

Large and/or bulky items (one item per week), such as stoves, hot water heaters, furniture, etc., will be collected on normal collection days. Residents must have any item containing Freon “Green Tagged” by a certified agent to show that the Freon was removed prior to disposal.

Contractor will not collect the following items:

No Hazardous Waste No Car Parts
No Liquid Waste of any Kind No Tires
No Batteries No Wet Paint
Nothing that could be harmful to Contractor’s employees
Max weight any container: 50 pounds
Max bag size: 33 gallons
Max can size: 32 gallons
No barrels or boxes of any type will be emptied


Should a resident have questions or encounter an issue with their service, they can contact Waste Management via their customer service number 866-909-4458 or via their website at

Should further assistance be needed, you can contact Commissioner Bruce Barbour at 502-896-6304.

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