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: 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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2020 Solid Waste Holiday Schedule 

Regular solid waste pickup on all holidays except

Thanksgiving: November 26

Christmas Day: December 25

New Year's Day: January 1

Solid waste pickup days that fall on those holidays will be moved to the following day


Where To Find Us

Public Services Building
801 Union Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302