Landfill, Convenience Centers To Be Closed Thursday, November 22

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Facilities closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority has announced the holiday hours of operation for it’s four facilities in Whitfield County. Locations include the Old Dixie Landfill & Convenience Center, McGaughey Chapel Convenience Center in Cohutta, Westside Convenience Center in Rocky Face, and the M.L. King Convenience Center in Dalton. 

All locations will be open from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21 including the McGaughey Chapel location that is normally closed on Wednesdays. All four sites will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. All locations will reopen on Friday, November 23 from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm and resume normal hours.

For more information visit www.DWSWA.org or call 706-277-2545.

 

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule:

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018 – All Locations OPEN - EARLY CLOSING: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM  (McGaughey Chapel Normally Closed)

  • Thursday, November 22, 2018 – All Locations CLOSED – Thanksgiving Day

  • Friday, November 23, 2018 – All Locations OPEN – 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Resume Normal Schedule)

Recycling Bins at Rocky Face Food Lion Removed

Pictured is a sample Target Recycling container with the signature yellow and green color.  Containers at the Rocky Face location have been removed.  Residents are encouraged to drop off recyclables at the Westside Convenience Center. 

Pictured is a sample Target Recycling container with the signature yellow and green color.  Containers at the Rocky Face location have been removed.  Residents are encouraged to drop off recyclables at the Westside Convenience Center. 

(Dalton, GA, March 5, 2015) –  The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority has removed the yellow and green recycling bins that were located in the parking lot at the Food Lion in Rocky Face on 2709 Chattanooga Rd. The bins were used to collect mixed paper, aluminum beverage cans, and plastic bottles and jugs for recycling. Residents are encouraged to drop off their recyclables at the Westside Convenience Center (also known as the Westside Transfer Station) located at 1536 Miracle Dr. in Rocky Face.  This location is open from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and is open from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturdays.   For directions visit www.dwswa.org, or call 706-673-5895. 

The Westside Convenience Center provides free recycling opportunities for mixed paper, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles, jars and jugs, glass bottles and jars, aluminum beverage cans, and bi-metal cans.  Other recyclable items accepted include scrap metal, used vehicle batteries, rechargeable batteries, used motor oil, and yard trimmings.  Bagged household garbage is accepted from Whitfield County residents at no charge with a limit of ten bags per trip.  Bulky waste, such as furniture and mattresses, are accepted with a $5.00 per item charge. Used tires are also accepted for a small fee with a limit of four per trip.    

Recycling Guides for Convenience Centers, City Curbside Program

New recycling guides for the Convenience Centers in Whitfield County or the City of Dalton Curbside Recycling Program are available for download as a PDF document. 

Learn about the items you can recycle in our community. Paper, Rechargeable Batteries, Used Motor Oil, and more.  Click on each link below to download.