Commercial Sanitation Services

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City of Decatur's Public Works Department offers garbage and recycling services to multi-family and commercial properties in addition to the approximately 6,000 single family households serviced each week. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and will work with you to find a collection strategy that meets your needs. 

For more information about the City of Decatur's garbage and recycling services for residential, commercial, or multi-family buildings contact Sean Woodson, Solid Waste Superintendent at or 404-377-5571. 


Commercial Recycling Program 

Commercial Recycling BinsThe City of Decatur Public Works Department is pleased to be able to provide recycling services to your commercial property. Our recycling services include single stream collection of items listed below. Note that changes to glass recycling are pending, and may require separation. All co-mingled items can be placed into either a 95 gallon cart (supplied by City of Decatur) or an approved commercial container supplied by property owner. We take great pride in providing excellent customer service as well as helping you to operate your business in a more sustainable manner. For more information, please contact Sean Woodson at 404-377-5571 or




For a complete list of what can be recycled in our commercial and multi-family program, download a copy of our recycling poster here.


Because of new single-stream recycling technologies, businesses do not need to separate recyclables. All materials should be clean and free from food contamination. 

  • Paper Products
  • Plastic Bottles and Containers
  • Glass Bottles and Containers
  • Metal