The Solid Waste Disposal Authority (SWDA) operates the residential curbside recycling program (blue 95 gallon cart) for the entire City of Madison. This is a free service offered to all Madison single family residences (both Madison and Limestone). Carts will be picked up monthly.
Need a Blue Cart?
What Goes in the Bin?
|Newspapers||All newsprint and inserts|
Brown paper bags
|Cardboard||Cardboard (Must be broken down flat, smaller than 2’ x 2’, and fit inside of your recycling bin. Larger items may be dropped at the Recyclery, 1004 A Cleaner Way, Huntsville, AL 35805)|
Fiberboard (Cereal Boxes)
Mail / Flyers
PLEASE remove paper or plastic wrappers.
EMPTY Aerosol Cans from Shaving Cream, Hair Spray or Air Freshener.
PLEASE remove and discard lids.
|Cans that contained Poison, Paint or Auto Products|
Disposable Aluminum Pie Plates
Soft Drink Bottles
Laundry Products Bottles
Any narrow neck bottle that has a Number 1 or Number 2 on the bottom
PLEASE: RINSE and REMOVE LIDS and pumps.Containers may be crushed to conserve space.
|Motor Oil Containers|
Wide mouth plastic containers such as Yogurt and Margarine Tubs.
Motor oil and household batteries will no longer be collected curbside. The new Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility, located at 1055 A Cleaner Way in Huntsville, accepts these materials, and other household hazardous waste. The HHW facility is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and provides a convenient, drive-thru service for residents of Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County. Weekend drop-off locations are also provided through HHW Community Collection Events (CCE’s). Visit HHW for schedule of upcoming Community Collection Events near you.
|Lead acid batteries used in:|
Motor oil that has been mixed with other things
|Glass||At this time, we’ve been unable to locate a facility that accepts glass in our area.|
Currently, there is no pickup for commercial property or apartments complexes.