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On April 1, 1999, Lamar County began collecting household garbage at residential addresses. We would like to inform all residents of Lamar County, (excluding City Limits), of the rules and regulations of garbage preparation.
  1. Household garbage only.
  2. All garbage must be in a substantial bag or a garbage can - not to exceed 35 pounds each.
  3. No metal drums or other heavy receptacles allowed.
  4. No tree limb branches.
  5. No metal or building materials.
  6. No commercial businesses.
  7. No dead animals.
  8. No hazardous waste; paint, oil, antifreeze, etc.
Holidays closed for:
 1.
 New Years Day
 January 1
 2.
 Independence Day
 July 4
 3.
 Labor Day
 September, 1st Monday
 4.
 Thanksgiving Day
 November, Thursday
 5.
 Christmas Day
 December 25
On holiday weeks, garbage will be collected on the day following the normal schedule day.

Example:
If a holiday falls on Monday, Monday's garbage will be collected on Tuesday.
Tuesday garbage will be collected on Wednesday.  Wednesday garbage will be collected on Thursday. Thursday garbage will be collected on Friday.
For more information:
Call (601) 794-6663 during normal business hours. ( 8 A.M. - 5 P.M. Monday - Friday )
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 12:20