Maintaining Essential Services at the Walker County Landfill during COVID-19

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Landfill provides an essential service to the community, as the proper disposal of waste reduces health hazards and environmental concerns. With more people now at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an influx of customers at the Landfill has strained efforts to provide an essential service while protecting the … Continue reading Maintaining Essential Services at the Walker County Landfill during COVID-19

Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government operations will be reduced to mission critical services, effective Monday, March 23rd. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made the announcement via the county’s Facebook page, stating it was time for the local community to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19, aka coronavirus. “Because of the slow rollout of testing … Continue reading Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

Chickamauga, GA - Following the success of April’s Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day, Walker County Government scheduled a second event this year.  The additional tire amnesty day event will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2nd at the Walker County Landfill. 629 Walker County residents took advantage of the program earlier this … Continue reading Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd

Walker County Fire Rescue Responds to Early Morning Fire at Landfill

Chickamauga, GA - A recently filled area of the Walker County Landfill caught fire early this morning. Around 2:00 a.m., material that had been brought to the landfill Tuesday flared up in the Construction and Demolition section, where building waste such as lumber, glass and brick is disposed. Firefighters with Walker County Fire Rescue used … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Responds to Early Morning Fire at Landfill

Latest “Retire Your Tires” Amnesty Day Achieves Record Turnout

Chickamauga, GA – Before the gates even opened last Saturday, the crew working Walker County’s latest Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day knew the event would be bustling.  Vehicles were lined up and down Marble Top Road waiting to get in to the Walker County Landfill to dispose of tires for free.  “We actually opened early because people … Continue reading Latest “Retire Your Tires” Amnesty Day Achieves Record Turnout

Landfill Hours Updated as Enforcement Begins for Unsecured & Uncovered Loads

Chickamauga, GA - In an effort to improve the customer experience, the Walker County Landfill will begin opening to the public on Wednesdays, effective immediately.  The move comes as the county adjusts gate hours at the landfill to make public access times more consistent and less confusing.  Effective April 15th, gate hours will run 8:00 a.m. to … Continue reading Landfill Hours Updated as Enforcement Begins for Unsecured & Uncovered Loads