Solid Waste & Recycling

The Big Roll Out FAQ

Mayor Greg Whitlock sat down with Brad Martin from Republic Services to discuss the change from bags to carts for trash collection. Check out the video below to get all of your trash-related questions answered.

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Please have your trash and recycle bins out by 7am to avoid your trash being missed. Thank you!
Missed trash service? Sign up for phone messages about disruptions or other information. Contact Republic Services by email at or by calling 678.963.2873.

If no resolution is reached from Republic Services, contact Duluth City Hall at 770.476.3434.

Republic Services has been contracted by the City as your trash provider. 

To learn how to RECYCLE click here!

Collection pick-up

New Collection Pick-Up Day Starting April 29. 2024

It is the responsibility of each resident to place such garbage or refuse at the curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on that day. Residential pick up may be done as early as 7:30am and as late as 7:30pm.  Residential trash collection will not occur on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Do not place trash on curbs before 3:00pm on the day before pick up.


Effective May 1, 2024 Republic Services, for a fee, will pick up two bulk items per week  Republic Services offers Yard Waste pickup. Yard Waste pick up and bulk pick up are two separate services. Click on "Yard Waste" link for additional details for the yearly service and fees. Republic Services will pick up large bulky items such as mattresses, sofas, furniture, appliances. Please contact Republic Services directly 678.963.2873 to take care of payment beforehand for the bulk service requests.  Republic Services does not accept  auto parts, tires, or any rebuilding or remodeling material.

Landfill Information

If you have items that are not accepted at The Public Works dumpster site or are not accepted for pick up at your curb, you may use the Richland Creek Landfill. The telephone number for the Landfill is 770.271.3575.

Deceased Animal Removal 770.513.5700