Sanitation Division provides a variety of services to the citizens and businesses of College Park. We are dedicated to using all of our resources to maintain a safe and clean environment to all citizens, business owners, and visitors in the City.

• Residential behind the house trash pick-up 
• Commercial dumpster collection 
• Yard debris and shrubbery placed at the curb pick-up 
• Bulk trash collection at the curb for a fee 
• Recycling drop off sites 
• Animal Control 

Recycling is really all about waste prevention. The less waste we make, the more space we have and the cleaner our environment will be."Let's Recycle College Park."

• Two drop off Recycling Centers for the residents of College Park 
1. Harvard Avenue across from the Public Safety Building 
2. Old James Town Plaza Parking Lot 
• Residential recyclable items that can be dropped off 
• Commercial recycling pick-up service 

Animal Control
To improve animal and human well-being through education, prevention, and enforcement programs and humane animal care and control services for the citizens and animals.

• Dead animal pick-up 
• Rabies control and bite investigations 
• Rescue of stray or loose animals 
• Investigation of cruelty to animals in which the animal is in immediate danger 
• Dangerous or Aggressive animals

Yard Waste

City Ordinance 
Sanitation and Water & Sewer "New Rate" Schedule 

To report a problem for Sanitation, Animal Control or the Recycling Program contact the Department of Public Works office M-F from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at (404) 669-3780

The Animal Control Officer can be contacted after office hours on weekends and holidays by calling the College Park Police Department Office at (404) 761-3131 for emergencies only.


Cedric Hand  

Sanitation Superintendent 


Mercedes Lewis  

Sanitation Administrative Assistant 

Sanitation Department
Phone: (404) 669-3780

Animal Control Officer

Michael Antol
[email protected]
Phone: (404) 669-3780

Fax: (404) 767-1815

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2024 Sanitation Pickup Holiday Schedule
Residential Collection Days