Sanitation

Sanitation services (waste and recycle) are provided here in Effingham County by Republic Services of Georgia, Limited Partnership.

Collection Fees


  • $0.08 per pound or $160 per ton.
  • Metal and cardboard can be dropped off for free.
  • Tires:
    • Regular Car and Light Truck Tires are $3 each off rim and $5 each on rim.
    • Large Truck Tires are $8 each off rim and $20 each on rim.
    • Farm/Tractor Tires are $15 each off rim and $35 each on rim.
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Recyclable Materials


  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Paper
  • Plastic

Non-Recyclable Materials


  • Carbon paper
  • Food or beverage waste
  • Non-paper packing materials
  • Plastic packaging wrap
  • Styrofoam
  • Vacuum cleaner bags

Carts


Please put your trash and recycle carts out on your normal pickup days.
  • All trash carts are one solid color.
  • All Recycle carts have a different colored lid.

Holiday Hours for Republic Services


  • Christmas Day Off
  • New Years Day Off
If an off day falls on a weekday, pickups will be one day behind. Republic will work the following Saturday to catch back up.

Additional Information


Residents within City limits call:
  • Guyton City Hall
    Phone: 912-772-3353
  • Rincon City Hall
    Phone: 912-826-5745
  • Springfield City Hall
    Phone: 912-754-6666