Sanitation and Yard Waste Services for the City of Jonesboro are provided by the City of Jonesboro. Please read below for more details on the new City of Jonesboro service. If your question is not answered below please call City Hall at 770-478-3800.
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 01, 2010, THE CITY OF JONESBORO WILL PROVIDE GARBAGE SERVICE TO CITY RESIDENTS. THE UPDATED INFORMATION FOR YOUR JANUARY GARBAGE SERVICE IS LISTED BELOW.
NOTE; UNPAID ACCOUNTS WILL RESULT IN TRASH CAN PICKUP. TO RE-DELIVER A TRASH CAN, THE ACCOUNT MUST BE BROUGHT CURRENT, ALONG WITH PAYMENT FOR TRASH CAN PICKUP AND RE-DELIVERY AT A FEE OF $10.00.
Question: How much is the service and what is included?
Answer: Residential service is $15.00 a month. For $15.00 a month, citizens receive curbside trash pickup, and yard waste service. The service is billed quarterly for $45.00, in advance.
Question: How do I start or stop my service?
Answer: Please contact Jonesboro City Hall at (770) 478-3800, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
Question: What day will my trash be picked up?
Answer: Residential trash will be picked up on Wednesday and Thursday of each week. Properties located on the West side of the railroad tracks will be picked up on Wednesday - beginning January 6th, 2009. The properties located on the East side of the railroad tracks will be picked up on Thursday - beginning January 7th, 2009. Residents that live on Jonesboro Rd, Hwy 54, Raymond Street, Wayne Avenue, Carlton Drive, Cecilia Circle and Cecila Court will also have Thurday pickup. Backyard service will remain for those individuals who have been determined to meet the criteria necessary for back yard pickup. The residential service is curbside. You will need to roll your trash container to the curb prior to 7:00 a.m. on the day of your pickup.
If you are unsure about any of the services mentioned on this site related to sanitation, please refer to the City of Jonesboro at the number provided above.
Question: How does the Yard Waste service work?
Answer: The yard waste service is provided for all citizens on Wednesdays.
1) All lawn clippings and leaves must be bagged in the brown biodegradable bags that you can buy at stores like Home Depot or Walmart.
2) Limbs CAN NOT be bigger than 4 inches in diameter or 4 ft in length.
3) Limbs CAN NOT be placed in large out of control stacks. They must be neatly stacked by the curb. There are limitations on the volume of what the City of Jonesboro can pickup. Yard waste must not be larger than one truck hopper or three cubic yards. It also CAN NOT exceed 40 pounds in weight.