Sanitation & Recycling

The City of Americus contracts with an outside waste management company for solid waste collection. According to the contract with Steve's Trash Service each residence is allowed up to the equivalence of 72 gallons worth of trash per week.

Most trash and debris, when properly bundled and/or contained properly, can be disposed of at curbside on your regular garbage service days. 

The City of Americus has its own recycling center, located behind City Hall.  For your convience you may drive in the alley up to the recycling building.  The City asks that you break down all boxes and rinse all containers. If you have questions for the city, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

For questions specific to trash pick up, please call the waste management company directly; Steves's Trash Service, 620-392-5626

Frequently Asked Questions

When are the garbage collection days for my street?

Trash scheduled pickups are on Tuesdays. Remember, observed holidays will alter the normal routine.