Garbage & Trash Services

The City of Citronelle contracts with Republic Services for residential garbage service. New residents are automatically signed up for garbage service when they activate their water account at South Alabama Utilities. Curbside service for residential garbage is once per week. For additional information call (251) 866-7973.

Household Garbage: containers, bags and containerized rubbish must be placed curbside by 7:00 a.m. on the designated collection days. Refuse on any one pickup day must not exceed three (3) cubic yards from any one Residential Unit.


  • Each Container, Cart and/or Bag and Rubbish shall be placed at curbside for collection. Curbside refers to that portion of right-of-way adjacent to paved or traveled City Roadways.

  • Containers, Carts, Bags and Rubbish must be placed as close to the roadway as practicable without interfering with or endangering the movement of vehicles or interfering with or endangering the movement of vehicles or pedestrians.

Trash Pickup: The City of Citronelle provides for collection from residential units of Bulky Waste, Construction Debris (other than Construction Debris generated by a person, corporation, partnership, performing construction, remodeling, repair or demolition operations for hire) and Stable Matters. This service will be provided to each residential unit at least one (1) time each week.


  • Trees or parts of trees not more than six (6) inches in diameter and cut to less than six (6) feet in length will be collected if piled alongside the garbage can or rubbish container when the trimming and work is done by the owner.

  • Boxes, crates, and cartons will not be collected unless the same be broken down and securely fastened into bales or bundles not exceeding fifty (50) pounds in weight or four (4) feet in any dimension and deposited alongside the garbage can or rubbish container.

  • Building debris such as scrap lumber, plaster, roofing, concrete, brickbats and sanding dust resulting from the construction, repair or remodeling of any building or appurtenances on private property, dirt, stumps and tree trunks, limbs and branches six (6) inches or larger in diameter, will not be removed by the public works department or the city's contractor. The owner must remove this waste privately.


Tuesday Service Day: All Residential Homes & Small
Businesses (West of Hwy 45).
Friday Service Day: All Residential Homes & Small
Businesses (East of Hwy 45).

Holiday Schedule

Republic Service will not provide collection services on the following holidays:


  • New Year's Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

HOLIDAYS: When the above Holiday falls on a weekday, your regular garbage service will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.

Garbage carts provided by Republic Service and are the property of Republic Service and should remain at the property if you should move.

Missed pick ups should be reported to (251) 866-7973 by 4:00 p.m.

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