Open Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Residential Collection Info

Scottsboro Residential Collection Info

Need a garbage can at your residence? Contact us online or call the Solid Waste Department at (256)259-5548.

  • Garbage must be in a city provided can.
  • Place the can curbside or at other Department approved location by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day. It should be removed to its normal storage place that night.
  • Please do not place it within 5 feet of any obstruction such as a mailbox, vehicle, or tree.
  • The handle and wheels should be toward your yard. Residents must maintain the cleanliness of their cart. It is recommended that you bag all wastes to help maintain cleanliness.
  • Please do not overload these cans or put hot ashes, liquids, or other materials that could damage it.
  • Cans are the property of the City and will stay with the home in the event that the resident moves.
  • Cans are available in 95 Gallon size. Residents may request an additional can for an extra monthly fee. Additional cans requested must be kept for a minimum of 6 months, after that you can choose to have the can removed.
  • We are closed for lunch 11-12 daily. 

Pickup Routes and Other Info

View a list of Residential pickup routes here.

  • Garbage service is provided weekly. A holiday schedule is provided on this site or you may call the office at (256) 259-5548.
  • Please note that the City does not pick up liquids, paints, or other hazardous type materials.
  • Special precautions need to be taken for disposal of medical wastes. Please contact the Scottsboro Solid Waste Department for proper disposal of these types of materials.

Location & Info

Open Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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