Convenience & Recycling Centers

Trash Collection Convenient CenterNewton County offers Trash Collection Convenience Centers to its residents in the form of six centers. These centers, which are strategically located throughout the county, accept household garbage, bulk waste, and recyclables. Up to 10 bags of trash, a week will be allowed.

Convenience Center Requirements

A $165 fee and vehicle hang tag are required for access to all six centers. The tags expire on June 30. Attendants at the convenience centers will check for these hang tags upon entrance to the centers. For all hang tags residents must complete an application and show proof of residency with a tax or utility bill, mortgage statement or lease agreement.

Purchase a Hang Tag

Online Purchases

Residents may drop off a Hang Tag Permit Application (PDF) in person at Newton County Historic Courthouse located at 1124 Clark Street in Covington. Purchases at the Historic Courthouse are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30.


Hours for all Newton County Trash Collection Convenience Centers are as follows:

  • Sunday & Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday through Friday: Noon to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  1. Adams Circle Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    2010 Adams Circle
    Covington, GA 30014

  1. Bypass Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    11575 Covington Bypass Road
    Covington, GA 30014

  1. Oak Hill Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    112 Oak Hill Road
    Covington, GA 30016

  1. Piper Road Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    10545 Highway 36
    Covington, GA 30014

  1. Stewart Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    14645 Highway 36
    Galena, GA 30014

  1. Stone Road Convenience Center

    Physical Address
    70 Stone Road
    Oxford, GA 30054

Private Residential Haulers

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