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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 $10.00 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 $5.00 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 $25 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.

Folkston Recycling Center

  • Our recycling center is located off of MLK, Jr. Drive.
  • It is open from 7:30am until 3:30pm.
  • We currently accept:
    • Aluminum Cans
    • Card board - corrugated, cereal boxes & dry food boxes
    • Scrap Metal - appliances

      City of Folkston
      Ph: 912-496-2563
      Fx: 912-496-3844

      541 First St.
      Folkston, GA 31537

      E-verify: 141410
      Authorization Date: 8/1/08

      Leonard H. "Pender" Lloyd
      City Manager

      Darlene Williamson
      City Clerk

      Lee Gowen

      Marion G. Davis, Jr.
      Mayor Pro-Tem