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Effingham County Dry Waste & Recycling Center 

Collection Site Hours:

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday   8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Collection Site Fees: 

$0.08 per pound or $160.00 per ton


Metal, Cardboard & Batteries can be dropped off free.


Regular Car & Light Truck Tires are $3.00 ea. off rim & $5.00 ea. on rim.

Large Truck Tires are $8.00 ea. off rim & $20.00 ea. on rim.

Farm/Tractor Tires are $15.00 ea. off rim & $35.00 ea. on rim.

WHO TO CALL Minimize
New trash service requests for newly constructed homes
or mobile homes on new lots.
Building Inspections
New trash service requests for existing homes.
Speak to the residential customer service representatives.
Let them know that you need a replacement cart if one
is not located at your home.
 Republic Waste
Stolen or Replacement Carts
Speak to the residential customer service representative.
Let them know that you need a replacement cart because
yours was stolen
Republic Waste
Dry Waste & Recycling Center Questions
 912-754-4668 option 6
Environmental Enforcement Questions
 912-754-4668 option 3
Other Sanitation Questions
 912-754-4668 option 0
For residents within the city limits:
Guyton City Hall
Rincon City Hall
Springfield City Hall
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Curbside Recycling Program in Effingham County

Effingham County is proud to have a Curbside Recycling Program to help preserve our environment, preserve landfill space, and reuse products.

  • Collection service started January 2, 2012 with the collection being every other week
  • Place all recycling material in your new Blue Cart with green lids for collection
  • No separation needed and bagging material is not necessary, but utilizing a clear or blue bag is acceptable
  • Recyclable Materials: white or colored bond paper, scratch paper, calculator tape, plain white or colored bar computer paper,  telephone books, cardboard, paper board, printed pin wheel perforation tables, aluminum cans, envelopes, bi-metal cans, junk mail, steel cans, letterhead/stationary, plastic water bottles, legal paper, liquid detergent and shampoo bottles (#1-#7), photocopy paper, newspaper, milk, water, juice plastic bottles, all glass
  • Materials Non-Recyclable: food or beverage waste, non-paper packing materials, vacuum cleaner bags, plastic packaging wrap, Styrofoam, and carbon paper

Any questions, please contact the Effingham County Sanitation Department at 912-754-4668.  

Event Calendar

January - Bring One for the Chipper Christmas Tree Recycling

February - Arbor Day

March through May - The Great American Clean Up, Let's Keep Georgia Peachy Clean Week, and Earth Day

October - Rivers Alive

November - America Recycles Day

Staff Contact Information Minimize

 Effingham County Sanitation Department

Street Address: 
2750 Courthouse Rd. 
Guyton, Ga. 31312

Mailing Address: 
601 N. Laurel St.
Springfield, Ga. 31329



Administrative Assistant

Melinda Jones:     912-754-4668 Ext. 0


Dry Waste & Recycling Center Supervisor

Johnny Bedingfield:  912-754-4668 Ext. 6


Dry Waste & Recycling Center Operators

Harry Jenkins

Samuel Branch

Linwood Seckinger

912-754-4668 Ext. 6

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