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Recycled Cardboard



PICKUPS: Every other Wednesday

Click here for the schedule.

Recyclable Items: 

  • Plastic bottles and containers

  • Phone/Paperback books, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, newspapers and inserts, office paper, file folders, and paper bags

  • Cardboard, food boxes, paper milk cartons (all boxes must be flattened)

  • Clear, green, and brown glass jars and bottles

  • Aluminum and metal containers, empty aerosol cans


Non-recyclable Items:

  • Food waste & Pizza boxes (due to grease from pizza soaked into box)

  • Paint cans, motor oil containers and other hazardous household waste

  • Styrofoam and plastic bags

  • Electronics, ceramics, or dishes​


Additional free standing recycling bins are available

for newspaper, aluminum cans, metal goods, used motor 

& hydraulic oil.

Importance of Recycling to the City

The City of Bloomingdale would like to stress to our citizens the importance of recycling, both as a means of reducing our waste stream and also as something good for the environment.


Just as a reminder, we have listed the locations and/or methods for recycling items in Bloomingdale:


NEWSPAPERS: The Boy Scouts continue to have a collection bin for newspapers in the paved parking lot at the corner of Broughton Street and Hwy 80. A second bin, located at the Bloomingdale Elementary School benefits the Bloomingdale P.T.A. Please note: Only newspapers should be placed in these bins.


ALUMINUM CANS: A collection bin, for aluminum drink cans, provided by the Bloomingdale Lions Club, is located on Adams Road behind the caboose. Proceeds are used for projects sponsored by the Lions Club. Please note: Citizens are requested to use plastic bags for the collection of the cans.


USED MOTOR AND HYDRAULIC OIL: The City of Bloomingdale offers its citizens an environmentally safe way to get rid of their used motor and hydraulic oil. Citizens can bring the used oil, in a sealed, disposable container, to the City's Maintenance Shop located at #7 Adams Road on Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 4:00pm and the City will dispose of this recyclable material. This service is offered at no charge to our citizens. Joining us in this recycling effort and help keep these waste materials out of our ditches and canals.


METAL GOODS: A container for the collection of metal goods is located inside the gate at the Bloomingdale Maintenance Shop at #7 Adams Road. Citizens can dispose of metal goods at this location between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. This bin is for metal only, so all plastic, glass, wood or rubber must be removed from the items prior to placing them in this container. All Freon, gas, oil, and/or grease must also be removed.

HARD RECYCLE ITEMS (tires, oil, batteries...): Used oil can be brought to the Bloomingdale Maintenance Shop at #7 Adams Road. Citizens for disposal between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. All other hard recycle items can be scheduled to be picked up by calling the Bloomingdale City Hall at (912) 748-0970 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.



The City stockpiles the woodchips that accumulate from the limb grinding service and these are available to our citizens at no charge from the maintenance yard located at #7 Adams Road between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. The maintenance department can load your pickup truck with the chips if the backhoe is available.


PUBLIC WORKS: 912-748-0268

WATER/SEWER: 912-433-0040

CITY HALL: 912-748-0970


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday

Superintendent: Ernie Gizzard

More recycling information on other ways and materials that can be recycled can be found here:



Payments can be made at City Hall with our convenient Drive Thru Window or inside at the Walk Up Window. We also have a night drop slot which is located to the right of our drive thru window underneath the window shutter.


You may also opt to mail your bill - P.O. Box 216 Bloomingdale, GA 31302.

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