• Pamela Miller

For the AJC

10:46 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 Metro Atlanta / State news

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division has announced changes to the residential curbside single-stream recycling program. Now in effect, only two recycling container options will be offered. A new standard 35-gallon recycling roll cart will replace bins and bags, and the existing 65-gallon recycling roll cart upgrade option will continue. The 18-gallon recycling bin and 40-gallon recycling bag options will no longer be available.

New Recycling Subscriber

• Complimentary 35-gallon roll cart, or

• 65-gallon roll cart upgrade for a one-time $15 prepaid fee

Existing Recycling Subscriber

• Complimentary 35-gallon roll cart, or

• 65-gallon roll cart upgrade for a one-time $15 prepaid fee

• Mandatory trade in of 18-gallon bin by April 30, 2018

• Use of 40-gallon recycling bags permitted until inventory is fully depleted

Requests for roll carts can be submitted by mail, online at www.dekalbsanitation.com, in person at the Sanitation Division’s administrative office, or by emailing sanitation3720@dekalbcountyga.gov.

A recycling subscription form must be completed for all roll cart requests, and is available online. Recycling bin trade-ins must be processed at the Sanitation Division’s administrative office, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.