Garbage & Recycling Service

Garbage

The Town of Summerville garbage pick up services are provided for residents according to the schedule (PDF) via a contract with Carolina Waste. Household garbage pickups are made once weekly.

All household garbage to be collected must be placed in disposable plastic garbage bags or some other disposable container and placed in the roll cart provided by Carolina Waste. The roll cart is to be placed inside the curb, outside the drainage ditch line of the street, near the front line of your premises, no later than 5:30 a.m. on your designated day of pick up.

Containers of any shape, size or form other than the roll carts provided by the Town of Summerville will be emptied for garbage and returned to the curb. Garbage cans of any shape and size other than roll carts provided by Carolina Waste are not permitted on the curb at any time. Racks designated to hold garbage receptacles shall not be permitted on the curb at any time.

Recycling

The Town of Summerville has temporarily suspended recycling pickups. Beginning August 1, 2018, Carolina Waste will resume recycling paper and cardboard only.

Yard Debris

The Town of Summerville will only pick up yard debris if it is in an open pile or bagged in recyclable paper bags tree limbs that are no longer than four feet.

Boards, wood and/or plastic cannot be mixed in with yard debris. If these items are included in yard debris piles it will not be picked up.

Yard Debris that is set out in plastic bins/cans/roll carts will not be emptied.

Bulk Waste

Bulk waste (furniture, appliances, boards, fencing, etc.) will be picked up by the Town once a month. See Curbside Pickup by Street Name (PDF) document to determine your pickup week/day.

Holidays

Garbage and Recycling will not be picked up on the below holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

If the normal pickup day falls on one of these days, the pickup will be the next day.

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