Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

As we approach Earth Day, let's talk about litter for a moment.   Since 2017, our litter crew has picked up more than 580,000 pounds of roadside trash! Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a record year for litter pick-up and 2021 is currently on pace to be even worse.   Listen to your friends and … Continue reading Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

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

New Landfill Hours Effective April 15th

Chickamauga, GA - In an effort to improve the customer experience, the Walker County Landfill will begin opening to the public on Wednesdays, starting the week of April 15th.  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 … Continue reading New Landfill Hours Effective April 15th

Walker County Receives State Grant to Target Litter and Enhance Community Pride

LaFayette, GA – A state grant just awarded to Walker County will save taxpayers thousands of dollars and keep a valuable community service in operation. The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources approved a “Right of Way Litter Detail” grant for Walker County. Grant funds will offset some of the … Continue reading Walker County Receives State Grant to Target Litter and Enhance Community Pride