The City of Canton promotes waste reduction, recommends new recycling initiatives, implements existing waste reduction and recycling programs, and educates City employees and the general public about recycling programs and opportunities.

Curbside Recycling Program

Place newspaper, magazines, telephone books, aluminum cans, advertising mail, corrugated cardboard, plastic soft drink, milk and water containers, together in the same bin. If you are in need of a new bin please email us at

Public Recycle Stations

You may drop your recyclables at City Hall. Bins are located behind City Hall at 151 Elizabeth Street, in downtown Canton. Items accepted are plastic, paper, cardboard, and a collection tank for Residential Cooking Oil.

Paint Recycling

The paint recycling program allows households and businesses in the City to recycle unwanted latex and oil based paints and stains at a nominal charge, typically this event is held in the Fall.
Please visit our community calendar for details

Residential Grease

Drop off location: Days / Hours:
City of Canton Public Works Department Monday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Public Works Department, 2525 Ridge Road, Canton Ga 30115
770 720-7674

City Hall- 24/7, 151 Elizabeth Street, Canton Ga 30114

Recycling Automotive Oil

Residents can call thier local automotive repair center and ask if they take used motor oil. Most will accept used motor oil with a 20 gallon limit.

Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Canton offers Christmas Tree Recycling annually in Boling Park during the Holiday Season. Please visit the community calendar for details.