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Effingham County Solid Waste & Recycling Center 

Transfer Site Hours:

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

Transfer 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 $2.00 ea. off rim & $5.00 ea. on rim.

Large Truck Tires are $6.00 rim & $20.00 ea. on rim.

Tractor Tires are $15.00 each.

General Information Minimize
New trash service requests for newly constructed homes
or mobile homes on new lots.
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.
Stolen or Replacement Carts
Speak to the residential customer service representative.
Let them know that you need a replacement cart because
yours was stolen
Dry Waste & Recycling Collection Site/Landfill Questions
 912-754-4668 option 6
Environmental Enforcement Questions
 912-754-4668 option 3
Keep Effingham Beautiful, Inc.
 912-754-4668 option 0
Other Sanitation Questions
 912-754-4668 option 0
For residents within the city limits:
Guyton City Hall
Rincon City Hall
Springfield City Hall

Curbside Recycling Program in Effingham County

Effingham County is proud to introduce our New 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
  • Acceptable Recycling Materials: white or colored bond paper, scratch paper, calculator tape, plain white or colored bars computer paper, telephone paper, 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 bottled (#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, 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

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 Effingham County Sanitation Department

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

Our Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1858 
Springfield, Ga. 31329



Administrative Assistant

Melinda Jones: 912 754 4668Ext. 0



Environmental Education Specialist

Wanda Price: 912 754 4668Ext 0



Solid Waste & Recycling Transfer Site Supervisor

Johnnie Bedingfield: 912 754 4668 Ext. 6


Solid Waste & Recycling Transfer Site Operator

Harry Jenkins: 912 754 4668Ext. 6

Solid Waste & Recycling Transfer Site Operator

Linwood Seckinger: 912 754 4668 Ext. 6

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