Garbage Services

Shelby County Garbage Collection Services

The residential garbage service provider for unincorporated Shelby County is Waste Management.

To establish a new customer service account, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-607-9509.
All billing is done through Waste Management, the service provider, on a quarterly basis.
To setup autopay services, visit You will need your service account number, which is available on your Waste Management bill.

Helpful Service reminders:

  • Please have cans out early for service – routes begin at 7:00am.
  • Please bag all garbage. This helps keep our yards and streets clear of blown trash.
  • Do not overload carts; be sure the lid closes completely to help ensure the truck can properly service the container.

Waste Management Customer Service contact number - 1-800-607-9509.

If you have additional questions or problems, please contact Shelby County Environmental Services at (205) 669-3737.

CPI Rate increases will be effective October 1, 2023. Rates noted below.

Rates as of October 1, 2023

Shelby County Residential Garbage Collection Service Options

Service Price Service Description
Garbage Residential I
1-90 gallon cart - Collection 1x/week
Garbage Residential II $32.68
2-90 gallon carts - Collection 1x/week
Garbage Residential III $33.11
1-90 gallon; 2x/week (local covenant)
Yard Waste
Yard waste can be added to any residential package.