Garbage & Recycle Service
City of Alabaster | Garbage Service
The City of Alabaster provides recycling and garbage services to City residents. Garbage and recycling are picked up on the same day.
What to Throw Away
Residential household trash exclusive of items identified below as natural yard debris and junk. The City will not knowingly dispose of these items even if they are within a provided container.
What to Recycle
We can only recycle what the Recycling Company allows us to recycle. The following is a listing of the approved items for us to deliver to the recycling facility.
Note: For issues dealing with garbage or recycling or uncertain of route service day, you may contact the City of Alabaster Public Works at 205-664-6810 or use our Report A Concern Service. (Our Report a Concern service is the best way to contact the Public Works Department)
Garbage Service Holiday Schedule
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Birmingham Recycling and Recovery
#9 41st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222
Office: (205) 591-8201
DO NOT PLACE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING CARTS:
|Garden Hoses||Wire Hangers|
|Cables or Cords||Rubber Balls|
|Plastic Bags||Yard Waste|
|Rope and String||Used HVAC Filters|
|Ratchet Straps||Foam Products|
|Vacuum Hoses||Bulky Plastic Items (Coolers, Toys, etc)|
|Vacuum Cleaners||Scrap Metal|
|Clothing and Other Textiles||Household Garbage|
|Plastics #3 - #7||Food Waste|
Alabama's Recycling Manufacturing Industry consists of 42 manufacturers employing 17,350 people with $7.8 Billion in annual sales.
Source: 2016 Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC) update