Recycling Pickup Day
Latham Home Sanitation picks up City recycling on Wednesdays. Recycling bins must be left at the curb by 7 a.m. Please call City Hall at 404-294-5400 if you experience any problems with this service.
View a list of Glass Recycling Container Drop-off Locations in DeKalb County here.
Free small recycling bins are available at City Hall. Latham Home Sanitation will hand-deliver a 95-gallon recycling cart to you for a fee.
How to Order
Call 770-554-0455 for pricing and to order. You can pay by check when it is delivered or pay by credit card when you place your order.
Items Accepted for Recycling
- All aluminum items
- All cardboard items (please flatten all boxes)
- All paper products
- All plastic containers labeled No. 1 through No. 7
- Plastics are marked with a number in a triangle, usually on the bottom of the container.
- Most household plastics fall into this category.
Preparing Items to Be Recycled
- Wash items clean to ensure no trace of food waste is on the recyclables.
- There is no need to separate your recyclables.
- Secure all items from being blown away.
Items Not Accepted
- Styrofoam products without a recycling logo
- Any item that had been contaminated with waste
- Plastic shopping bags, including dry cleaning and other types of plastic bags
Personal Information & Security
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