Does DeKalb County Pick up Unwanted Furniture and Appliances?

Residential customers of DeKalb County, Georgia, can place furniture and appliances at the curbside for pick up by the DeKalb County Sanitation Department. For other types of residential disposals, there are special collection fees.

In order to dispose of appliances, such as freezers and refrigerators, remove all food from the appliances. Similarly, the doors should be removed and placed in a manner that they will not tip over or fall. These items should also be placed in an area of the curbside that does not obstruct mailboxes, drainage ditches, sidewalks or roads. The DeKalb Sanitation Department should be contacted by phone or email to schedule an appliance pick up. Contact information is available at the official DeKalb County website (