Composting Services

Compost windrows at the ACC Commercial Compost Facility

Athens-Clarke County Commercial Composting Facility

Athens-Clarke County is home to one of only two publically owned commercial composting facility in the state of Georgia. This offers residents and businesses another opportunity to reduce the amount of waste they send to the landfill.

Food Scraps Drop-Off Program

The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department also offers drop-off for food scraps and compostable products (paper plates, napkins, clamshells) for composting.

Food Scraps Collection Program

Athens-Clarke County offers collection of food scraps for commercial businesses, nonprofits and organizations in Athens-Clarke County. This service includes weekly collection of compostable materials.