Transfer & Recycling

Main Transfer Station & Recycling Center
348 Transfer Station Lane
Blairsville GA 30512
1/2 past hospital on right
Bagged Trash
West Side Convenience Center
Hwy 325 at Hwy 515
Next to the Horse Arena
Bagged Trash
NEW ** Moccasin Rd Convenience Center
116 Convenience Center Way
129 North, right on Ivy Log, left on Moccasin Rd
Bagged Trash

Open: Monday through Friday 7:00am – 4:00pm & Saturday 7:00am – 12:00pm
Closed: Sundays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
and closing at 12:00pm on Christmas Eve Day

Contact:  Matt White, Director
(706) 487-4910

Individual household trash rate:
up to 30 gallon bags: $1.50 per bag
over 30 gallon bags: $2.00 per bag

Commercial trash rate:
The price per ton is $57.00 per ton and
the minimum charge to cross the scales is $20 for up to 700 pounds

No Yard Waste is accepted

County Ordinance O-2000-004 states that all trucks hauling solid waste must be suitably enclosed or covered to prevent littering. Violators of this ordinance are subject to the citation and shall be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance.

The Transfer Station is owned and operated by the Union County Government. The station currently accepts bagged trash and recyclables from residential users. This is not a landfill. All solid waste is transported to a landfill located elsewhere in Georgia.

Document Destruction & Electronic Recycling:

The next event will be held Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the
Union County Transfer Station , 348 Transfer Station Ln, Blairsville GA
For specific information: 2024 Document Destruction and ERE Event or call (706) 487-4910


There is no charge for recycling and all locations accept the following:     

#1 Plastics PETE:  soft drink bottles, mineral water bottles, fruit juice bottles, cooking oil containers
#2 Plastics HDPE:  milk jugs, cleaning containers, laundry detergent & bleach containers, shampoo bottles
#3 Cardboard:  flattened corrugated boxes, clean pizza boxes,  NO STYROFOAM
#4 Mixed Paper:  discarded mail, telephone books, books, paperboard, cartons, magazines, catalogs
#5  Aluminum:  aluminum beverage cans, aluminum pet food cans, NO STEEL CANS
#6  Glass:  glass bottles, glass jars, glass containers

Click here to download this list: download printable copy
Click here to download: Union County Recycles Flyer

Please recycle separately and always remember to RINSE CONTAINERS!

Gumlog Precinct: 5464 Gum Log Rd – Every Wednesday 8am – 12pm