The following is up coming holiday schedule for 2013-2014 for Limestone County residents only:
On all holidays garbage need to be placed out the night before if possible. Routes will be run earlier due to the holidays. Extra trucks will be running to optimize our time and ensure that our employees have time with their families. We will not be able to go back if garbage is not placed out on the correct day.
The week of Christmas:
Monday December 23--Normal schedule
Tuesday December 24--Normal schedule
Wednesday December 25--closed no pickup
Thursday December 26--will run Wednesday Route
Friday December 27--will run Thursday Route
Saturday December 28--will run Friday Route
The week of New Year's:
Monday December 30--Normal schedule
Tuesday December 21--Normal schedule
Wednesday January 1--closed no pickup
Thursday January 2--will run Wednesday Route
Friday January 3--will run Thursday Route
Saturday January 4--will run Friday Route
An Independent contractor selected by the Limestone County Commission provides garbage collection in the unincorporated areas of Limestone County through bid process. This service is for collection and disposal of only household solid waste. The current provider of garbage collection is CCS Garbage Service, Inc., 15450 New Cut Rd., Athens, AL 35611. Steve Gatlin, President, may be contacted at 256-232-3594.
Residential collection is established upon application for utility services with Athens Utilities. Monthly billing for residential garbage service is included on the residential electric bill.
Residential customers may have a total of six (6) garbage cans and/or bags having volumes not greater than 32 gallons per can or bag and a weight not exceeding 40 pounds per can or bag. The CCS Garbage Service Inc. may decline to collect any garbage exceeding the foregoing per residential customer on any collection day. CCS Garbage Service Inc. will have no responsibility for the collection or disposal of hazardous waste or medical waste. Garbage collection will not commence before 6:00 a.m. local time.
All residential customers and residential customer routes will be serviced at least weekly, including customers who infrequently have garbage for collection. Any deviation from normal collection day due to holidays will be posted in the local newspaper.
Furniture, appliances, bulk, items, leaves, limbs, yard waste and landscaping/construction debris are not collected in the unincorporated areas of Limestone County. It is the responsibility of the property owner to dispose of all items other than residential household garbage.