OverviewThe Roswell Environmental/Public Works Department oversees services pertaining to water, sanitation, environmental compliance/education, and engineering.
Solid Waste Management Plan
Water Utility Master PlanThe department recently released it's Water Utility Master Plan:
What do you accept for recycling?See the Recycling Center Brochure for an extensive list of what is accepted. Or, feel free to call the Recycling Center at 770-442-8822 with any questions.
What items are NOT accepted?
Chemicals and fuels (also known as Household Hazardous Waste), single-use alkaline batteries, mattresses and box springs, rear projection or wood console televisions, porcelain such as toilets, etc., wood or other construction debris. Please call 770-442-8822 with questions about a specific item before bringing it to the Recycling Center. The Center does accept paint, motor oil, anti-freeze and vegetable oil – these things are considered Household Hazardous Waste.
What services are available only to Roswell residents?
- Document/Paper Shredding
- Paint recycling
- Fluorescent bulb recycling
- Polystyrene recycling
What items carry a fee for non-residents?
Non-Roswell Resident Fees Apply for the Following:
- Televisions (Flat Screen or CRT): $20/each
- Monitors (Flat Screen of CRT): $20/each
- Tires - off the rim: $2/each (Max 4)
- Tires - on the rim: $15/each (Max 4)
- Appliances with Freon: $20/each
- Appliances without Freon: $10/each
Exact change cash or check accepted. No credit or debit cards.
How do I get a recycling bin or a replacement recycling bin?
Call Advanced Disposal for recycling bins at 678-240-9137. Advanced Disposal contracts with the City of Roswell for curbside recycling.
What are the requirements for recycling paint?
Roswell residents (proof required) may bring residential quantities (one load of what fits in the trunk of a car, the back of an SUV or minivan or up to a single layer of containers in the bed of a pick-up truck) of liquid latex/oil based paint (not dried out or mixed with cat box filler) in the original can with the original readable label on it. No leaking cans will be accepted.