Solid Waste Division
"Service to Our Customers Comes First"
925 Davenport Drive
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 227-3397 (Fax)
The Solid Waste Division includes the following services:
- Backdoor Garbage Pick Up for the City of Thomasville
- Curbside Garbage Pick Up for Thomas County , Pelham, Pavo, Cooldge, and Meigs
- Front Loader Service (Dumpsters) - Pavo, Barwick, Coolidge, Pelham, Meigs, Thomasville, and Thomas County
- Roll-on/Roll-off Service (Construction Containers)
- Curbside Yard Trash Pick Up
- Recycling and Baling Centers
We are committed to providing you with outstanding service at competitive rates and we want to make sure that you have all of the information you need to get the most from your service. Information about all of our services may be found on the website or you may print out the Solid Waste Reference Guide at your convenience. If you have other questions about the services we provide, please contact our offices at (229) 227-7001.
In order to talk "trash," we need to know and understand the meaning of certain words. Here are some terms and definitions from the City of Thomasville Municipal Code:
Garbage - means all domestic waste of animal, fruit, vegetable, or grain orgin that attends or is attributable to the preparations, use, cooking, or dealing in, handling or storage of meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, grains and such other organic materials or substances normally to be disposed of from residences, churches, schools, small business establishments and similar places. Animal excrements, or manure, is also considered as garbage. All other organic materials not specified herein are also considered as garbage if such materials are not stored in such a manner as to prevent fly breeding.
Refuse - means organic and inorganic materials small in size and quantity which are generally disposed of simultaneously with garbage and in the same container and which are generated by individuals or businesses. Refuse includes such items as paper, cardboard, clothing, cans, glass, crockery generated by a typical household or business as a part of daily routine but is not intended to include the waste products of a commercial manufacturing operation.
Trash - means organic and inorganic waste that is too large or heavy to be routinely broken down, compressed or otherwise disassembled to fit into the normal garbage or refuse containers utilized by a household or business for the collection of its waste. Trash would include, but is not limited to, such items as large appliances, furniture, construction debris, vehicular parts and manufacturing wastes.
Yard Debris - means the organic material generated by the maintenance of improved ground areas. Yard debris includes, but is not limited to, grass clippings, leaves, pine straw, shrubbery, tree branches, weeds, and similar material.