Streets and Sanitation

The City of Cave Spring streets/sanitation department strives to provide and maintain clean and safe streets, rights-of-way, drainage ways, and public cemeteries.


Solid waste collection is provided on a regular schedule. Yard trimmings are picked up according to work orders. The department plants and maintains trees, shrubs, and flowers to beautify city properties and streets, and also maintains city-owned cemeteries.



Solid Waste Collection
The City of Cave Spring provides garbage pickup service to city residents and businesses through a private waste company, Waste Industries. Residents should place their household trash inside of garbage bags. Bags should be placed in container provided by Waste Industries only. No other containers are permitted for pick up. Containers should be placed at a safe location beside the street on Thursday evenings. Garbage pickup may start as early as 3AM on Friday mornings.


Holiday Schedule:
Waste Industries is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day if the holiday falls on a Friday, delay garbage pickup by one day.
Any other holidays are subject to change and if garbage is not collected on Friday, leave containers out until Saturday to be picked up.

Any garbage complaints or questions can be sent to


Yard Trimmings Collection
Yard trimmings such as leaves and grass clippings should be placed in garbage bags for pickup. Leaves and grass will NOT be picked up unless bagged. Vines will not be picked up. Appropriately sized tree limbs and brush should be placed near the street, but not on sidewalks, storm drains, or ditches. Customers should call City Hall to request work order for pickup. Brush pickup is on Tuesday’s so please call to place work orders before then. .


Recyclable Materials
Recyclable materials can be deposited at the Floyd County Landfill on Walker Mountain Road or at the remote site on Kings Bridge Road.


Click here for Solid Waste Management Survey and Full Cost Report.




Mowing of right-of-ways
The City of Cave Spring mows grass on right-of-ways on a regular basis and trims tree limbs that interfere with traffic. There is also regular cleaning of storm drains.


Cemetery Upkeep
Grass is mowed on a regular basis at Round Hill Cemetery on Alabama Street and Cave Spring Cemetery on Rome Road. Cornerstones are installed on grave plots when purchased.

To report problems or request service call City Hall: 706-777-3382

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