Garbage, Green Waste & Recycling Collection

The City collects household garbage from single-family residences and apartment buildings (5 units or less). Household garbage must be bagged and placed in your gray roll cart for collection. To view a detailed collection map, click the link below. 

Garbage Pickup Schedule Map

Garbage Pickup FAQ 

Q: What are your hours?

A: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Q: When do I need to have my cart by the road for pickup?

A: Carts must be placed on the curb no later than 7:30am on your scheduled pickup day

Q: What if I have a bulk item that does not fit in my cart?

A: Bulk items such as furniture or appliances may be placed 3 feet away from your cart for pickup. Collection personel will notify the city of the large item, and will have it removed within 1 to 2 business days.

Q: What if I need an extra garbage cart for my home?

A: Additional carts may be requested for a fee. Complete and submit the online request below.

Bin Request

Who To Know

Mark Ford

Environmental Services Manager
(864) 596-2468
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Tim Atkins

Solid Waste Coordinator
(864) 596-2932
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2023 Garbage and Recycling Pickup Holiday Schedule 

Residential garbage and recycling pickup service will run as usual on all holidays except the following:

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25

All garbage and recycling pickups scheduled for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays will be collected the following day.

Where To Find Us

Public Services Building
801 Union Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302