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Posted on: November 6, 2018


The City of Douglas and Transwaste is offering the second residential Junk Drop-Off Day for November to help city of Douglas citizens dispose of excess trash. The second date is Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the City Pole Yard located on Pearl Avenue from 8:30am-12Noon (behind the Post Office).  Additional drop-off dates for 2018 are as follows:  December 1, and December 15, 2018. 

A dumpster will be placed the City Pole Yard, located on Pearl Avenue, to offer Douglas residents a way to dispose of large, non-hazardous items and electronic items at no cost.  No one will be available to help unload items.  The City is not responsible for any damages that occur during unloading.  NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL/DEBRIS or business/commercial dumping will be allowed.  This is RESIDENTIAL drop-off collection only for residents of Douglas. Those dropping off items are asked to provide proof of Douglas residency such as a utility bill.  NO landlords or commercial businesses may drop off. Douglas residents can drop off a full body pickup load or two small utility trailers.  MAX drop off is 2 loads. 

Acceptable brown and white good items include furniture, washing machines, refrigerators, dryers, stoves, microwaves, television, and other items.  Please drain all chemicals from appliances.  This does not apply to construction materials/debris, hazardous chemicals such as paints/solvents, household cleaners, pesticides/herbicides, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, or tires.  Proof of Douglas residency, such as a utility bill, is required to drop off items at the designated location.  This is only for households in city limits of Douglas. 

Douglas citizens who attempt to dump materials deemed as construction material or commercial will not be allowed and will be asked to leave.  Construction/debris items should be taken to the Coffee County Landfill located at 1219 Landfill Road off of Hwy 206 W.  Saturday times at the landfill are 8am – 12noon.  There is a charge for dumping items at the landfill.

For more information, please call (912)384-3302 or dial 311.

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