Sanitation

Atlantic Waste


Atlantic Waste to Begin Service in Effingham on Monday February 19, 2018.
Please do not use the tan Atlantic Waste carts until February 16, 2018!

Republic Services

Beginning Monday, February 5th  all Effingham County residents are asked to leave all Republic Services recycle carts at the curb, whether they are using them or not, after their last pick up day.  Republic will start removing them from the curb on Monday the 5th.

Beginning Monday, February 12th, all Effingham County residents are asked to leave all trash and recycle carts at the curb as Republic will be removing all carts after each customers last service day.  Please do not put anything in Republic Services carts after your final scheduled collection day.

Collection Fees


  • $0.08 per pound or $160 per ton.
  • Metal and cardboard can be dropped off for free.
  • Tires:
    • Regular Car and Light Truck Tires are $3 each off rim and $5 each on rim.
    • Large Truck Tires are $8 each off rim and $20 each on rim.
    • Farm/Tractor Tires are $15 each off rim and $35 each on rim.

Recyclable Materials


  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Plastic

Non-Recyclable Materials


  • Carbon paper
  • Food or beverage waste
  • Non-paper packing materials
  • Plastic packaging wrap
  • Styrofoam
  • Vacuum cleaner bags

Carts


Please put your trash and recycle carts out on your normal pickup days.
  • All trash carts are one solid color.
  • All Recycle carts have a different colored lid.

Additional Information


Residents within City limits call:
  • Guyton City Hall
    Phone: 912-772-3353
  • Rincon City Hall
    Phone: 912-826-5745
  • Springfield City Hall
    Phone: 912-754-6666