solution home » services » solution Missed RecyclingDue to a reduced workforce caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Department of Public Works is experiencing delays in Solid Waste Services (SWS), especially in yard trimming and recycling collections.While delays are occurring, SWS will continue efforts to collect these items as soon as possible. We ask that you leave containerized recycling curbside to be collected with no fines being accumulated during this time.IN ORDER TO PROTECT AGAINST THE TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19, ONLY ITEMS IN THE CAN WILL BE COLLECTED. AN ALTERNATIVE FOR LARGER ITEMS IS TO SCHEDULE A BULK COLLECTION. IF A BULK COLLECTIONS IS SCHEDULED, IT WILL COUNT AGAINST THE 12 BULK COLLECTIONS PER YEAR.Household garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings are collected on a weekly basis. To determine your service day, please visit the Office of Solid Waste Services website and utilize the “My Schedule” tool (link below). If today is your scheduled recycling day and the recyclables were not collected by 2:00 PM or it is the following day:  • Create a Request by selecting the link button below  • Contact Customer Service at 404-546-0311NOTE: If it is before 2:00 PM on your scheduled collection day and you would like to report a missed pick-up online, please search the ATL311.com web portal for the article “Missed Collections Day of Scheduled Service”Recyclable Items collected by COA:Glass• Bottles • Jars Metal• Aluminum cans• Steel cans Paper• Cartons• Mixed Paper• Newspaper• Magazines• Cardboard Plastic• Bottles• Containers• Numbered 1-5 & 7Office of Solid Waste ServicesThis Article was created on: 07/08/2018This Article was last updated on: 10/01/2020You can tell us about your request here on the internet OR by calling the Customer Service Center at 311, or 404-546-0311.