Marion County Waste Management

Marion County contracts Solid Waste curbside pickup services with GFL

To establish service or for questions/concerns please call the Marion County Solid Waste Department at 229-649-2603 or email at

To obtain burn permits for yard waste please call 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876)




General Information:

  • According to Marion County’s Ordinance # 2006-09-12, all occupied dwellings in the county must subscribe to Solid Waste Services provided by the county. The cost for solid waste service is $13.50 per month, per cart. Accounts are billed quarterly at the rate of $40.50 for one cart.
  • Additional carts may be obtained at the rate of $6.75 per month / $20.25 per quarter.
  • Garbage cans must be placed no more than 24” from the road for pick-up on designated pick up days.
  • Customers are responsible for ensuring all contact information is current with the Solid Waste Department.

Property Owners:

  • Solid Waste Accounts are tied to property addresses. Property owners are therefore responsible for ensuring that Solid Waste Fees are paid.
  • Property owners are responsible for notifying Marion County Solid Waste Department if a dwelling is both occupied and unoccupied.


  • You may pay for Solid Waste services with cash, check, or money order. We also accept credit and debit card payments in the office and by phone.
  • Please make checks payable to Marion County Solid Waste or MCSW.
  • Please indicate your account number on all payments.
  • Accounts with outstanding balances may be subject to legal action.

GFL/TransWaste Receptacles:

  • Only GFL/TransWaste receptacles will be serviced.
  • Only bagged household garbage may be placed in waste receptacles. Be sure all bags are tied.
  • GRL/TransWaste will not be responsible for picking up strewn waste that was insufficiently or improperly bagged.

County Dumpsite:

  • For Marion County residents ONLY!
    • Dumpsite is monitored
  • Brown (electronics) and White (large appliances) goods may be disposed of at the county dumpsite located at 390 Industrial Blvd (restrictions apply).
    • No free liquid (paint containers, jugs with liquid, etc…)
    • No tree limbs or stumps, etc…
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Saturday:  7:30am – 3:30pm
    • Sunday:  Closed