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Solid Waste

Welcome to the Bar tow County Department of Solid Waste

Click to pay your bill online:   Pay Garbage Bill
*note: there is a service fee for paying online*

The landfill and collection centers will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The landfill will be open the day after Christmas from 8:00 to 5:00. All collection centers will be open per our normal schedule Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th. Everything will be closed on New Year's Day. We will resume our normal schedule on January 2, 2021.

The landfill is located at:

40 Allatoona Dam Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
Between GA Hwy 41 and State Route 293   (770) 387-5145
                                      ***Solid Waste Billing Information has Changed***
                    For Billing Questions Call (770) 387-5798   Hours of Operation 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Billing Address: 40 Allatoona Dam Rd, Cartersville, GA 30120

Map icon   Click here for a map of our facilities

Thanks to your recycling efforts, Bar tow County recycled almost 2671.89 tons of material resulting in over $280,000.00 in additional revenue. Keep up the great work....THANK YOU!!!!!! 

The following Compactor Sites will be open on Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00

Cedar Creek
Industrial Drive
Casey's Lake

We request citizens to please limit their refuse to household garbage


 Recyclable material is accepted at all compactor sites. Local businesses wishing to recycle may participate in the City's curbside recycling program by calling the City Public Works Department at 770 387-5602.  Check back for future updates regarding landfill and compactor site hours of operation. 

Click here for a listing of all of our Compactor Sites and their respective hours of operation.

Normal Hours of Operation for the Landfill

Residential Commercial
Monday- Friday   8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday   7 am - 5 pm
Saturday  8 am - 12 pm   Saturday  8 am - 12 pm  

Sunday Closed Sunday Closed

Application for a Commercial Account

 *Please include the address or parcel # of the location where your company will be working on the application. *Please be aware that our landfill is for materials from homes or properties inside of Bartow County only.  *** We do not accept out of county commercial or residential garbage, trash, waste or refuse of any kind.***

Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Ordinance

Environmental Compliance Ordinance and Amendment

Applications for part-time Compactor Site Attendants will be accepted at the Bartow County Human Resources office. Applicants will be called on a first come first served basis. We will hold applications for one year from the date of application.