Solid Waste

Mission Statement

The Environmental Services Department provides two essential services: waste collection services and management of the landfill.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Receive and manage bulk, household, and yard waste from various sources
  • Supply garbage carts and recycling bins to Augusta citizens and businesses
  • Perform monitoring to ensure that Augusta's landfill meets Federal and Georgia environmental regulations
  • Accept recyclable materials and support recycling programs
  • Manage the Augusta-Richmond County Landfill's operations

June 2013 Service Changes

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