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Environmental Services
Garbage and Trash Collection
The Environmental Services Division operates the city landfill and provides once-a-week automated garbage collection and once-a-week trash collection for all City of Dothan residents. The landfill facility operates from 7:00 am until 3:30 pm Monday through Friday (Temporarily Closed).

Additionally, the Environmental Services Division provides mosquito spraying services within the City limits of Dothan from April 1 - October 1.

Please view the following links for maps or schedules:

Recycling Information
City residents are encouraged to help the city reduce the amount of solid waste entering the landfill by participating in our recycling program. Please remember to never, ever, put sharp objects (needles, broken glass, etc.) in with your recycling. The following guidelines are essential to remember when recycling.

Bring recyclables to designated drop off points and place them in the appropriate bins.

Acceptable items for recycling include:
  • Aluminum and steel food and beverage cans (includes pet food cans) - crushed, if possible
  • Broken down corrugated cardboard boxes
  • *Christmas trees
  • Computer printout paper
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Magazines and catalogs
*Seasonal Item - Resident must take the tree to be recycled at Dothan Utilities located at 200 Kilgore Drive.          
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Plastic milk jugs, water jugs, soft drink bottles, shampoo bottles, laundry bottles, detergent bottles, liquor bottles - crushed, if possible
  • Telephone books
  • White office paper

Prohibited Items

Prohibited materials include:
  • Ammunition
  • Carpet
  • Compost or other yard or garden wastes
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • Hazardous materials such as oils, paints and lacquers,  household chemicals, and pesticides
  • Garbage / trash
  • Insulation
  • Leaves, limbs, or grass
  • Needles
  • Oil (motor oil, cooking oil, etc.)
  • Shrubbery
  • Styrofoam®
  • Tree stumps

These prohibited items may be brought to one of the landfills listed under the landfill tab.

For more information about your garbage, trash, or mosquito spraying please call (334) 615-3820.







Ken Rice, M.S.
Environmental Services Manager

281 Complex Dr.
Suite #1
Dothan, AL 36303

Ph: (334) 615-3820
Fx: (334) 615-3829

Hours
of Operation
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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