The Solid Waste Division is dedicated to keeping the City of Roswell beautiful by managing garbage collection and recycling efforts for the community.

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Residential Garbage/Sanitation

Roswell offers two levels of curbside garbage pickup for residents. The table below shows the service type and monthly rates for both standard and premium service.

Service Type

Rate Per Month

Standard Service
up to 3 cans* per week, not to exceed 100 gallons total
Premium Service
up to 6 cans* per week, not to exceed 200 gallons total
*Note: Individual can size can not exceed 50 gallons.

To set up garbage/sanitation service, contact Roswell's Utility Billing Division at 770-641-3759.

To find out when residential garbage collection will occur in relation to holidays, please download the Roswell Holiday Sanitation Schedule.

Large Item Pickup

Items that are not collected as part of the regular curbside program can be scheduled through Roswell's large item pickup program.

Examples include:

  • Furniture (sofas, chairs, tables, doors, mattresses)
  • Small and large appliances
  • Occasional excess garbage
  • Bicycles
  • Swing sets
  • Grills
There is a flat fee of $20 per item for all large item pick ups, instead of different fees for different items. There is no limit to the number of items residents can place out at the curb.

Fees can still be paid by credit card or in-person in the Financial Service office located inside City Hall in suite 210.

To request large item pick up, contact Roswell's Finance Department at 770-641-3759.

Construction Debris

Construction debris cannot be picked up as part of the curbside garbage or large item pick up programs.

Examples of these materials include:

  • Lumber
  • Drywall
  • Hardwood floors
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Bathroom tiles
  • Cement
  • Concrete
  • Decks
  • Porches
  • Wood fences
To dispose of these items, please call Chadwick Road Landfill at 770-475-9868. They accept these items for drop-off at their facilities. Fees may apply.

Commercial Garbage

To set up curbside garbage service for a commercial entity, please contact Roswell's Utility Billing Division at 770-641-3759. For specific questions, please contact Jason Tinsley at 770-817-6730 or

Curbside Recycling/Yard Waste Collection

Roswell contracts with Advanced Disposal for curbside recycling services. For more information about setting up service, along with questions about what can and cannot be recycled curbside, visit Roswell Recycles or contact Advanced Disposal directly at 678-240-9137 or

Recycling Center

Roswell's Recycling Center provides recycling services for a wide variety of materials - from everyday items such as plastic, paper, metal and glass to larger items including appliances, tires, batteries, cell phones, printer cartridges, electronics, televisions, motor oil and antifreeze.

These services are free for Roswell residents. A small fee may apply for select services for non-residents.

Learn more about the Roswell Recycling Center.