Chatham County Public Works

Yard Waste and Bulky Item Collection Schedules

Solid Waste 2015 Holiday Collection Schedule

HOLIDAY REGULARLY SCHEDULED RESCHEDULED DATE MATERIAL TO BE COLLECTED
New Years Day
January 1st
Wilmington Island / Whitemarsh Island January 8th Yard Waste
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 19th
West Chatham / Georgetown / Southbridge January 26th Yard Waste
President's Day
February 16th
West Chatham / Georgetown / Southbridge February 23rd Yard Waste
Memorial Day
May 25th
West Chatham / Georgetown / Southbridge May 29th Yard Waste
Independence Day
July 3rd
West Chatham / Georgetown / Southbridge July 6th Yard Waste & Bulk
Labor Day
September 7th
West Chatham / Georgetown/Southbridge September 4th Yard Waste & Bulk
Veterans Day
November 11th
Isle of Hope / Sandfly / Whitefield, etc. November 18th Yard Waste
Thanksgiving Day
November 26th
Wilmington Island / Whitemarsh Island November 28th Yard Waste & Bulk
Day after Thanksgiving
November 27th
Wilmington Island / Whitemarsh Island  November 28th  Yard Waste & Bulk
Christmas Eve
December 24th
Wilmington Island / Whitemarsh Island December 26th Yard Waste & Bulk
Christmas Day
December 25th
Wilmington Island / Whitemarsh Island
December 26th Yard Waste & Bulk

Questions regarding the Chatham County holiday collection schedule, please call (912) 652-6840.

Yard Waste and Bulky Item Collection Schedules


Weekly Yard Waste Collection

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Westside and Georgetown The Landings - Skidaway Island Isle of Hope, Whitfield Avenue/Dutch and Burnside Islands Island areas - Wilmington, Talahi and Whitemarsh Islands

 

Monthly Bulky Item Collection (including flattened cardboard boxes)

1st Friday of the Month Westside and Georgetown
2nd Friday of the Month The Landings - Skidaway Island
3rd Friday of the Month Isle of Hope Whitfield Avenue/Dutch and Burnside Islands
4th Friday of the Month Island areas - Wilmington, Talahi and Whitemarsh Islands

Questions?  Call: 652-6840

Want to Cut Your Yard Work Time in a Third?

THEN, CUT NO MORE THAN 1/3, AND REMEMBER:

  • Understand your grass:
    • Grass clippings do not have to be composted to be recycled. Leaving them on the lawn, most will decompose quickly. 90% of grass is water.
    • Grasscycling does not cause thatch when done by the 1/3 Rule.

  • Use the right tools:
    • There is no need to buy a mulching lawn mower, unless you need a new lawn mower. A sharp blade on an existing mower will do the job.
    • Keep mower blades sharp. Sharp blades cut the clippings smaller. Sharp blades also made a cleaner cut, which is better for the grass.

  • Know how to mow:
    • Mow in a pattern that evenly distributes the grass clippings.
    • Mow every 5 to 7 days during the spring and summer months.
    • Mowing more often actually saves time because clippings are not being bagged.
    • Mow when the grass in dry. Dry grass scatters better than wet grass.

  • Go easy on the water:
    • Irrigate correctly to maintain a moderate growth. No more than 1 inch of water is needed twice per week, including rainfall, for healthy growth in the summer.

  • TO HAVE MORE TIME FOR FUN THIS SUMMER:
    • Remember the 1/3 Rule: Remove no more than 1" of grass or the top 1/4 to 1/3 of the blade each time the yard is mowed!
       
Chatham County Public Works
7226 Varnedoe Dr
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 652-6840
(912) 652-6845
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