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Curbside recycling will return to Athens on Monday, Oct. 4.
Sanitation Director Earl Glaze said the last day sanitation crews will pick up the blue recycling bins with household garbage is Friday, Sept. 24. After that date, blue bins should contain accepted recycling products only.
The regular recycling schedule will resume. Those who live west of U.S. 31 will have recycling on the first and third Mondays, and those who live east of U.S. 31 on the second and fourth Mondays. Please have bins to the curb by 6 a.m.
The City of Decatur serves as vendor for recycling and has a list of accepted items. In order for Athens to continue to utilize this service, Glaze asks that citizens please follow these curbside recycling guidelines:
Do Recycle The Following:
Do Not Recycle The Following: