Garbage, Trash & Recycling

All residents living inside the city limits of Folkston enjoy curbside garbage and trash pickup.

Household Garbage Pickup

  • One 90 gallon roll out garbage container is provided for your residence.
  • Find your pickup day on the GARBAGE PICKUP ROUTE MAP.
  • The fee for household garbage pickup is $10 per container each month and is billed on your water/sewer bill.
  • You may request additional garbage cans for a fee of $10 each per month.
  • Businesses must contract with a private company for dumpster services.

Yard & Misc. Trash Pickup

  • Yard & Misc. Trash pick up is for private residents only.
  • Find your pickup day on the TRASH PICKUP ROUTE MAP.
  • The fee for this service is $5 each month and is billed on your water/sewer bill.
  • Yard debris & misc. trash should be placed behind the curb, not on the street and should not be underneath any overhead obstructions such as power lines, phone lines or trees.
  • Excessive amounts of yard debris & misc. trash will be charged a fee of $100.00 per load.
  • If you need assistance with where your items should be placed or need a special pickup, please call City Hall at 912-496-2563.
  • Land clearing and construction/building debris will not be picked up by the City. It will be the contractor/owners responsibility to have these items removed.