Environmental Services

 3440 Kauloosa Avenue Tuscaloosa, AL 35401     Phone: 205-248-4900  Fax: 205-248-5796

The mission of the city of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Department is to ensure the health and welfare of the residents, businesses and visitors of Tuscaloosa, by providing cost effective and integrated solid waste management services that include the collection of commercial and residential garbage, residential trash and recycling throughout our community, as well as environmental code enforcement, litter control, and environmental education.

Environmental Services Department employees strive to provide quality services that are safe, timely and professional. We accomplish this by focusing on employee training, emphasizing safety standards, and concentrating on customer service and satisfaction, thus maintaining the high quality of living standards that our citizens deserve and expect.


Summertime Collection Times:

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, ESD collection routes will begin at 6:00 AM. Place all carts, piles, and bins on the curb before 6:00 AM to ensure  collection. 

Garbage Information

Collection Schedule

Recyccyling Plant Tour

Code Enforcement

Environmental Events

Environmental Education

ESD Documents

ESD Media

Electronic drop off