Public Works Department, City of Eton, Georgia

Clinton Flood, Director
Eric Hastings

The Eton Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance on all City of Eton right-of-ways, properties, and parks. They also have the responsibility of maintaining all City of Eton buildings and structures.

The Eton Public Works Department provides residential household curbside garbage collection two days a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays:

      Tuesdays:        East Eton  - all areas east of Highway 411

      Thursdays:      West Eton  -  all areas west of Highway 411

There is no charge to the residents of Eton for this household garbage service. Garbage should be bagged and placed curbside by 8:00 a.m. on designated garbage pick-up days.  Unfortunately, Eton cannot pick up commercial garbage.

Guidelines for Garbage Pickup

Prohibited Collection Items:

Tires, Paint, Paint Related Products, Oil, Batteries, Hazardous or Toxic Materials, Animal Waste, Unhealthful Contaminates.


Garbage or yard trimmings generated outside the city limits. It will be unlawful for anyone to bring garbage or yard trimmings from outside the City and deposit for municipal pick-up inside the city limits.

Including but not limited to, debris resulting from remodeling, roofing, repairing, demolition, construction of any type, decking, landscaping projects including dirt, broken concrete, brush, stumps, tree trunks, limbs and rocks.  Property owners, tenants, occupants, or persons for hire are responsible for disposing of these materials.


Refuse generated by a person for hire such as a contractor performing building, repair, landscaping projects, or maintenance.


Dead Animals.

Yard trimmings that exceed three feet in height, five feet in length, and five feet in width.


Excessive amounts of material from a move-in or move-out of premises exceeding the dimensions described in Eton Ordinance 2022-7.

Mattresses or box springs.

Excess Service Fees

Refuse and yard trimmings and other approved non household items exceeding the dimensions described above may be collected by the City upon request and payment of a fee as prescribed by the City. The established fee shall be in accordance with the current fees determined by the Solid Waste Management Service in Murray County. The fee is to be prepaid at City Hall or by phone at which time a work order will be initiated, and the work scheduled.


Leaf Collection

The Eton Street Department will collect leaves placed curbside at various times during the fall months.


There is a small recycling collection container at City Hall.  Bulk recycling items should be taken to Keep Chatsworth Murray County Beautiful at 302 E. Main Street, Chatsworth, Georgia.  For more information and a guide to recycling, please visit the following link:

Yard Waste

Our Street Department can usually pick-up yard waste within three days of placement at curbside.  Please review the Guidelines for Garbage Pick-up for permitted yard trimmings.


Mosquito Control

The Eton Street Department will spray for mosquito control at various times of the year.