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Garbage & Recycle Pick Up Dates


For residents that OPTED IN the city's garbage/recycle program.

The first garbage pick up day will be April 5th. Pick up will be every Tuesday. Don't forget to call your current provider to cancel service.

The first recycle pick up day will be April 14th. Pick up will be every other Thursday.

Garbage/Recycle bins will be delivered to customers the last week of March. If you haven't already done so, please notify us if you need a recycle bin. You will only receive a recycle bin if you are on the list. 

Below is the list of acceptable and non acceptable recycling items.

Thank you for your patience as we get this rolling out. If you have any questions please call City Hall at 217-636-8429 or you can send an email to garbage-recycle@athensil.com Thank you!