Atlantic Waste

Trash and recycle pickup for unincorporated Effingham County is performed by Atlantic Waste Company. 

Atlantic Waste Effingham County Services

Atlantic Waste: (912)964-2000**

Trash (beige cart with green lid) is picked up once every week.  Recycle (beige cart with yellow lid) is picked up every other week.  You can recycle paper, plastics #1 and #2, aluminum beverage cans, and small pieces of cardboard. All containers, bottles, cans, etc. should be clean before you place them in your recycling cart.

TO ALL RESIDENTS – in order to ensure public safety, please be sure to remove your trash carts from the curb after pickup no later than the next day following the scheduled collection day ( as per the Code of Effingham County Article III, Section 66-104)

**For your pickup schedule, to request a replacement cart if yours is damaged, or to report a missed pickup, please call 964-2000.

If you have new construction or are not signed up for Sanitation and need information on where to go to sign up and pay for sanitation services, please call 754-4668, extension 2, or fill out and email the Sanitation Trash Cart Request form.

New Homeowner Sanitation and Water-Sewer Start Up Fees

Effingham County Dry Waste and Recycling Center

The Effingham County Dry Waste and Recycling Center is located at 2750 Courthouse Rd, Guyton.  Their days and times of operation are:  Wednesday through Saturday, from 8:00am to 5:30pm.  Telephone number is 754-4668, extension 6.

Collection Fees

  • $0.09 per pound or $180 per ton.
  • Metal can be dropped off for free.
  • Tires: Please call 754-4668, extension 6 for details about tire disposal