Recycling Center

The Centerville Recycling Center is located at 101 Industrial Way which is located off of Carl Vinson Parkway in Centerville.

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Thursday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

If you are interested in volunteering at the Centerville Recycling Center you will need to complete the appropriate volunteer release form and contact City Hall at 478-953-4734 or the Centerville Recycling Center at 478-975-0600. Please click on the following Recycling Center Volunteer Information.

Adult Volunteer Release Form

Minor Volunteer Release Form

Accepted Materials


The recycling Center accepts all types of paper. Please separate in the following manner.

Newspaper: (including glossy inserts) remove the newspaper from sacks or plastic raps before placing in the bin.

Mixed Paper: Junk mail, adding machine tape, phone messages, colored paper, envelopes (including those with plastic windows) brochures, copy paper, newsletters, post it notes, paper with tape, lined legal, pad or school tablet, notebook paper.

Computer Paper: Green or white bar feeder type computer paper, shredded computer paper.

Magazines: Other uses before recycling – share with a friend or donate to public facilities.

Phone Books and White Paper Manuals: with glue binding.

Regular Cardboard and Paperboard Food Containers: This includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes, chip board and brown paper bags.

Corrugated Cardboard: Moving boxes- should be broken down and flattened.

Drink Boxes/Milk/Juice Carton: These containers are made of paper that is coated with plastic or aluminum. Rinse container and flatten them. Bring to the cardboard recycling area.

Hard Back Novels/ Paperback Books: Special, bins are provided for these items.


Metal should be clean and separated into one of three categories:

Ferrous Metals: Contains iron which is magnetic. Includes food containers, metal lids to glass containers, metal hangers and many appliances; (There is a $20 charge for each appliance that contains Freon).

Non-Ferrous Metals: Non-magnetic. Includes copper tubing, plumbing materials, electrical wire, brass keys or fixtures, aluminum siding/ shed doors and lead weights.

Aluminum Drink Cans: Non-Magnetic. Separate from other aluminum, includes beer/soda cans.



All color glass bottles are accepted.



Other items that the Recycling Center accepts include Motor oil, Cooking oil and Antifreeze;

Car Tires: $5.00 charge per tire; $10.00 charge per tire with rim

Truck Tires: $15.00 charge per tire; $20.00 charge per tire with rim

Batteries: 12V or larger and rechargeable;

Hearing Aids & Glasses: Lions Club Drop Box;

Coats for Kids: Salvation Army Drop Box;

Please rinse all metal containers;

Recycling Brochure

Recycling Center Brochure