Rate Increase and New Provider for Curbside Collection
The Board of County Commissioners approved a rate increase for curbside collection at their March 22, 2022 regular scheduled meeting.
The new rate is effective July 1, 2022 and will be billed on the NEXT quarterly billing, July 8, 2022. In order to keep weekly trash and recycle collection the same, the Board has increased the curbside collection rate by $32.20 per year. The new quarterly billing will be $55.00, or $220.00 per year.
The Board of County Commissioners has contracted with a new provider, Meridian Waste, for curbside collection.
The Board of County Commissioners continues to work hard to provide reasonable rates for curbside collection services, doing everything possible to bring great value and stretch your hard-earned dollars.
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New Trash and Recycle Bins and New Decals
Meridian Waste has begun delivering trash cans and recycle bins, do not use these until July 1, 2022. Customers will receive a new GREEN decal sticker in the mail for the NEW Meridian Waste trash can.
Please do NOT place the green decal sticker on your Waste Management or Advanced Disposal trash can.
All Meridian Waste trash carts will have a sticker on the lid to inform customer of their collection day.
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Each resident is provided one 90 gallon garbage can. Residents may purchase up to two garbage cans (32 gallon maximum) with a lid and place next to the Advanced Disposal garbage can at no additional charge. Advanced Disposal drivers have been directed to not empty cans larger than 32 gallon, unless it is an Advance can with the proper decal.
Please notify the Curbside Collection Office should you require an additional 90 gallon Advanced Disposal garbage can. You must provide an additional $94.00 deposit and pay an extra $25 each quarter for a total fee of $71.95 per quarter.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 912-510-6881.
Curbside Collection is committed to maintaining cleanliness in Camden County.
All occupied residential properties in the unincorporated areas of Camden County are mandated to have curbside services, according to the Curbside Collection Ordinance. To open or close an account, please visit the Applications & Forms page.
It is easier than ever to pay your Curbside bill, due to our new online electronic payments button! You can log in from the comfort of your own home computer or mobile phone and make a payment to your account. Auto pay is still an option through bank draft or credit card draft. The form (PDF) may be downloaded or you are welcome to stop by the office.
Curbside Collection Contractor
Camden County has a contract with Advanced Disposal/Waste Management for Curbside Collection services through June 30, 2022. Beginning July 1, 2022, Meridian Waste will be the new Curbside Collection Contractor for unincorporated Camden County.
Please contact the Camden County Curbside Collection office for the following:
- Collection Schedules (service will only be modified Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years)
- Reporting missed pick ups
- Information regarding limitations of collection
- Requests for extra pick ups
- Requests for cart replacement due to damage through normal use
- Requests for new service or changes in existing service
- Requests to discontinue service when moving, must complete an Account Closure Request form (PDF)
- Account information
Billing & Payment Information
|Billing Date||Due Date||Service Period|
|January 7||February 6||January - March 2022|
|April 6||May 6||April - June 2022|
|July 8||August 8||July - September 2022|
|October 5||November 4||October - December 2022|
Curbside Collections is updating contact information and offering electronic billing for customers in all unincorporated areas of Camden County. Please use this form (PDF) to receive electronic billing statements.
Due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19, Camden County Curbside Collection is encouraging all residents in the unincorporated tax district to conduct business with Curbside Collection online, including online bill payment.
The third party site administrative fee of $1.25 will be paid by the Camden County Board of Commissioners until further notice. Payments may also be made by check.
The following 2022 holidays will be observed with uninterrupted service:
- Monday, Jan. 17th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Monday, February 21st, Presidents Day
- Friday, April 15th, Good Friday
- Monday, May 30th, Memorial Day
- Monday, June 20th, Juneteenth (Observed)
- Monday, July 4th, Independence Day
- Monday, September 5th, Labor Day
- Monday, October 10th, Columbus Day
- Friday, November 11th, Veterans Day
- Friday, November 25th, Day After Thanksgiving
- Friday, Monday and Tuesday December 23rd, 26th & 27th, Christmas
There will be no pickup on the following Holidays:
- Thursday, November 24, 2022, Thanksgiving Day
If your regularly scheduled services falls on a holiday, service will occur on the following day. Service will continue to be a day behind for the rest of the week.
Bulk Item Pick-Up Temporarily Suspended
Due to impacts of COVID-19 on their workforce, Advance Disposal/Waste Management is experiencing difficulties collecting curbside garbage and recycle on time. Customers may experience delays in service. Advanced will also be suspending bulk item pick up in unincorporated Camden County until further notice. We appreciate your continued patience as they work with a smaller staff.
Please notify the Office of Curbside Collections at 912-510-6881 if you have any issues.
Once Bulk Item Pick-Up Service resumes, you may call call the office at 912-510-6881 to have the following items picked up.
Bulky waste collection or white goods collection will be provided free for the first five (5) items placed at the road site or curb. A charge of $10 per item will be imposed for any item over five (5). White Goods are limited to 2 per week. Customers will receive an invoice the following week for the cost. Please call the Curbside Collection Office to schedule a pick up. Advanced Disposal will not pick up bulk/white items without a service order. A list of acceptable items for pick up is available in the Curbside Brochure (PDF).
Accepted Items: Mattresses, sofas, chairs, bicycles, appliances, other furniture and BBQ grills
Items NOT Accepted: Bathtubs, sinks, toilets, cabinetry, concrete, concrete poles, cement, construction & demolition debris, decking, fencing, drywall, fluorescent light bulbs, all types of flooring, glass/mirrors, land clearing debris, lumber, metal/metal pipes, paint, block pavers, stepping stones, pool parts/equipment, rocks, sand, soil, sod, roofing materials, sheds (wood/metal), all types of tile, tree stumps, and wood/railroad ties/logs/pallets.