household trash & recycling

Trash Pick-up Schedule:

North Side of Decatur: Tuesday and Friday
South Side of Decatur: Monday and Thursday 

Residential locations are provided with one green polycart. 


Collection Day: Wednesday 

Blue Recycle bins are provided by the City. 

 ** Household trash and recycling bins are mechanically loaded onto the service truck. Bags not in the container are not able to be picked up mechanically and will remain at the location until loaded into the poly carts for pick up. **


Your Guide to Hiring an Asbestos Abatement Company

Hiring an asbestos abatement company, and not doing it yourself, is the wisest and safest decision when it comes to removing asbestos from any residential, commercial or public building. Asbestos abatement companies will properly test for the toxic mineral, follow strict regulations and processes, and carry the right abatement removal equipment to keep them, others and you safe from exposure.

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What Goes In the Recycle Bin?

What is authorized to be in recycle bins, and what is not authorized.

HHW Solutions

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