This depends on the location of your Residence or Business. Most residential routes are run once a week, and commercial pickup routes for business can be run up to 6 times a week depending on your needs.
You can find more information on the Residential Collection Information and Commercial Pickup Information pages.
You can view a listing of trash pickup times here.
If you’re still not sure what day your pickup is you can contact the Scottsboro Solid Waste Department at 256-259-5548 to find out.
1. Make sure your garbage was at the curb by 6:00 a.m. If not, the truck may have already run.
2. Don’t assume that your garbage has been missed because it wasn’t collected the same time of the day it is normally. Equipment breakdowns, substitute drivers, or other variables, could cause this time to change.
3. Make sure your cart is placed within two feet of the curb with the arrows pointed toward it and at least five feet form any obstruction such as a mailbox, fire hydrant or utility pole, Also, make sure a parked car is not preventing access to the cart or items piled on top of container or around it.
If your garbage has not been collected by 1:30 p.m. call the Solid Waste Office at 259-5548 and report it.
Damage due to negligence of the user (such as dumping hot ashes into it, or running over it) will be charged to the user. Damage incurred by normal use will be repaired or replaced by the Solid Waste Department, call 256-259-5548.
Container cleanliness is the responsibility of the user, discarding garbage into the container in plastic bags and occasional rinsing will help this problem.
The Scottsboro Landfill is located at 650 County Rd. 412, Hollywood AL. County Rd 412 is off Hwy 72 around the Mud Creek area. Call (256-574-2714) for further directions or (256-259-5548).
For garbage, use the 95-gallon automated container provide by the city. Garbage will not be collected from any other type of container(s).
The Scottsboro Solid Waste Department only picks up waste in the city limits, Jackson County has its own collection call 256-259-2820 for County Collection.
Garbage is waste that comes out of your kitchen or bathroom; essentially, food waste or paper products. Trash is anything other than garbage such as grass clippings, twigs, hedge clippings, junk, rubbish, cardboard boxes, etc.