Public Works (Sanitation)

City of Atmore Garbage & Trash Service Information

If you live inside the City Limits, apply for new service at West Escambia Utilities. For information regarding existing services, contact the City of Atmore Public Works Department.

Garbage Pickup Schedule

  • South of Highway 31: Monday and Thursday
  • North of Highway 31: Tuesday and Friday


All garbage must be in plastic bags (1½ mil), specifically manufactured for the purpose of garbage or refuse collection. Garbage cans are optional, but if used, garbage bags are required inside of cans. Cans should be constructed of metal or plastic materials, no smaller than 10 gallons and no larger than 32 gallons.

  • Garbage must be placed inside the curb or property line, but not more than 10 feet from the property line.
  • Rubbish - All cartons, crates, baskets, packages, boxes, and other similar items shall be broken down so they may be hauled flat.

Trash Pick-up Schedule

  • Please have your household garbage and trash ready for pick-up by 7 am on your scheduled days.
  • Weekly: Specific day of the week may vary.


  • No household garbage should be placed with trash. Household garbage must be picked up by garbage collection.
  • Exclusion: Trash generated by contractors, tree cutters, roofers, etc.

The City of Atmore does not provide commercial garbage service or residential service outside of the city limits. For this service you may contact

  • Creek Waste and Recycling 850-587-1080, 251-776-0606
  • Republic Services 251-809-0800

Atmore Landfill

Apply for Permit
Permit must be presented to the landfill attendant upon each visit.


Recycling bins are available for plastic, all types of paper, and corrugated cardboard at 412 East Ridgeley Street (next door to Atmore Public Works Department).

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