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Trash & Recycling Services
Residential Garbage Services
The City of Gulf Shores contracts with Republic Services to provide weekly residential garbage services for standard household garbage.

  • Once a week pickup on either Mondays or Thursdays for areas north of 2nd Ave (please see the map below)
  • Twice a week pickup on Mondays &Thursdays for residences south of, and including, 2nd Ave (Beach Rental District)
  • View the residential garbage pickup route map 
  • Carts should be out the night before or by 6 a.m. the day of service 

To request service or for more information, contact Republic Services at (800) 752-4092.


Residential Debris Services
The City of Gulf Shores provides weekly residential debris services. Items that will be picked up include yard debris, cardboard boxes, old furniture, and white goods.
 

For additional information, contact the Public Works Department at 251-968-1156 or by email.


Residential Recycling Services
The City of Gulf Shores contracts with Republic Services to provide weekly residential recycling services. Recycling pickup days are on Wednesdays and Thursday.


Items that Can be Recycled
  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (must be broken down)
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Office paper
  • Paper products
  • Phone Books
  • Plastic jugs
  • Tin cans (must be rinsed)

Items that Cannot be Recycled
  • Aerosol cans
  • Aluminum foil
  • Egg cartons
  • Food or yard waste
  • Glass
  • Juice boxes /bags
  • Paper / waxy milk cartons
  • Pizza boxes
  • Plastic bags

Republic Services
Republic Rewards
 
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Thousands of rewards are available to you, simply for recycling – and with Republic Rewards™, you can learn additional tips to reduce your waste.

To request service or for more information, contact Republic Services at (800) 752-4092.