Trash, Recycling and Yard Debris Collection

Provided by Jekyll Island Authority and Waste Management

Residential Trash, Recycling, and Yard Debris

Residential Trash Schedule

Trash is collected every week. Please see below for your street’s collection day.
2021-2022 Schedule

Note: During heavy-demand times of the year, e.g., peak lawn and garden maintenance in the spring, pick-up can take up to a full week to complete. 

Residential Recycling Schedule

Recycling is collected every other week. Please see below for your street’s collection day.

Residential Yard Debris Schedule

Small piles of yard debris are picked up with the scheduled trash pickup (see above). Large piles are picked up on Tuesday by a separate truck.

Commercial Trash and Recycling

Commercial Recycling at Beach Village

Single stream recycling is available in the dumpster enclosure. Please follow instructions listed on the compactor for interpreting which recyclables can be accepted. Trash and contamination is not accepted in the single stream recyclable compactor. If containers are contaminated please place in the trash compactor for trash disposal.

Commercial Recycling Schedule (Island Wide)

Thursday: All businesses, every other week or by scheduling with Waste Management 912.267.1345 or

Billing & Fees

Trash/Recycling Rates

On June 19, 2018, the Jekyll Island Board of Directors approved a 3% increase to the trash/recycling rate, effective July 1, 2018. Customers will begin seeing this increase in their August 2018 bill.

Bulk Trash Rates

Single Pick-up Truck Load: $45.00
Larger Loads: $150.00 per hour (one hour minimum)