contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us by e-mail.  

We will get your message to the right staff member.


Or call one of our offices during regular hours: 

Main Office: 706-277-2545

Recycling Center: 706-278-5001

Landfill Scalehouse: 706-277-3389


4320-4324 Old Dixie Hwy SE
Dalton, GA, 30721
United States



Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful, Inc. (KDWB) is your local Keep America Beautiful affiliate dedicated to creating a vibrant community by engaging individuals to take greater responsibility for their local environment. KDWB board members and volunteers focus on activities that promote Litter Prevention, Beautification, and Waste Reduction and Recycling.

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority supports KDWB both philosophically and financially to promote environmental education in local schools and the community.  


  • Christmas Tree and Electronics Recycling in January (also called Bring One For The Chipper)
  • Adopt-A-Mile clean ups four times a year
  • Bulky Waste Round Up! in April (formerly Community Pride Day)
  • Great American Clean Up events during March, April, May
  • Earth Day on April 22
  • International Compost Awareness Week in May
  • Eek-o-Friendly Costume Swap and Green Halloween Gazebo during National Costume Swap Day in early October
  • Conasauga Watershed Cleanup during Make a Difference Day in late October
  • Community Planting Day in conjunction with National Planting Day
  • America Recycles Day on November 15

To participate with Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful contact Liz Swafford, Executive Director, by e-mail: or by phone: 706-226-6211 or 706-278-5001.

Thank you to the following Adopt - a - Mile Participants:

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful wants to recognize the following organizations for actively participating in the local Adopt-a-Mile program this year:

  • Carpet Capitol Running Club
  • Dalton Elks Lodge
  • J & J Flooring Group
  • Dalton Utilities  
  • Styron, LLC
  • Christ the King Lutheran Church
  • Dalton State College Environmental Club
  • Textile Rubber & Chemical
  • Cohutta Bank (Dug Gap Rd. location)
  • Shaw Plant WD (Abutment Rd., Information Services Dept.)
  • Georgia Power (Abutment Rd. location)
  • Whitfield County 4-H
  • Sheldon & Alicia Tipton
  • Dave & Anita Mayo
  • Girl Scout Troup 8181
  • United Way Youth Council
  • Kiwanis Club of Dalton
  • Highlands Garden Club

Does your organization, club, group, or family want to Adopt a Mile? Click here to download the information packet and forms.

Recent News & Events From Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful:

Make Recycling at Work even better with the program guide from Keep America Beautiful: