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Sanitation - City of Cullman
Larry Jones, Superintendent
Sanitation Holiday Schedule

Physical Address
1638 Brantley Avenue NW
Cullman, AL  35055


Mailing Address
P.O. Box 278
Cullman, AL  35056-0278


(256) 737-7560

(256) 737-7532


Email Address


Hours of Operation
7 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Monday-Friday


Sanitation Rates
Residential Rate: $16.00/month
Commercial Rate:
Varies due to size and number of pickups. Please call for rate.


Applicable Ordinances
Sanitation Ordinance (2002-04)




The City of Cullman Sanitation Department provides residential and commercial garbage pickup and residential recycling pickup for citizens of the City of Cullman and roll-off service for the City of Cullman and Cullman County.

The Superintendent of the Sanitation Department is Larry Jones. Assistant Superintendent is Mary Guthery.

Office hours are 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Sanitation Department is located in the Public Works Annex on Brantley Avenue.

In addition to the garbage, recycling, dumpster and roll-off services mentioned above, the Sanitation Department also provides:

   Leaf and brush collection.

   Mowing of city rights-of-way


   Litter control

   Insect/Mosquito Spraying

   Street sweeping

   Maintenance of the grounds of city parks

   Maintenance of the grounds around city buildings.

For more information on services or to report a problem with your sanitation service, please call the Sanitation Department at (256) 737-7560 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.



Brush and Limbs:

  Should be placed within 5 (five) feet of the curb - NOT IN STREET.

  Must be placed away from cars and mailboxes and within easy access of the boom.

  Must be less than 6 (six) feet in length.

  Stumps and tree parts must weigh less than 75 (seventy-five) pounds.

  No dirt, rocks, or concrete will be picked up.

  We are only allowed to pick-up 3 (three) cubic yards per stop.

  Nothing can be mixed with brush and limbs.

  Contractors are responsible for removal of brush and limbs they serviced.


Extra Pickup of items not picked up with residential garbage such as appliances, wood, metal, or any other rubbish, debris or garbage:
Call the Sanitation Department at 256-737-7560, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to schedule pickup. Pickup is only on Friday mornings and must be placed by curb (NOT IN STREET) before 6:00 a.m. Fee charged.



  Recycle bins are available - one per household residence
  Not available for apartment complexes or commercial

  Recycle bins are picked up weekly and must be at curb by 6:00 a.m.

  Dumpsters available at city schools to the public labeled for recycling.

  Glass cannot be collected.

  Food & beverage aluminum/steel cans only.

  Containers need to be rinsed.

  Newspapers & glossy magazines only.

  No batteries.

  Narrow-necked #1 and #2 plastics only.

  Containers may be crushed to save space.

  Wide-necked plastics, such as ice cream containers, not accepted.
  Plastics that have had engine oil in them are not accepted.

  Empty aerosol cans only.
  Cans that contain poison or paint are not accepted.

  We cannot recycle junk mail, light bulbs, plate glass, mirrors, ceramics, scrap metal, aluminum foil or plates, grocery bags, or plastic wrap.




Roll Off Service: Available for rent to public and commercial.


Commercial: Available for placement at businesses for monthly rental


Residential garbage is picked up Monday-Thursday. Garbage Container requirements (If your container is tagged as not meeting the following requirements you will have 7 days to replace container or we will remove and destroy it after the allotted time.)

  Be watertight with tight fitting lids or tops (free of standing water).

  32 gallon or less.

  Have two handles.

  Drums or barrels cannot be used as garbage containers.


Sanitation & Recycling
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Cullman, AL  35055
PHONE: (256) 775-7109
P.O. Box 278
Cullman, AL  35056-0278
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