Plastic bags for yard debris will continue to be picked up, but we strongly encourage composting and paper bags.
The Sanitation Division's primary responsibilities are removal of garbage and trash.
The Sanitation Division is responsible for garbage and trash removal for all areas within the City limits and the North Charleston District. All pickup schedules are modified for Holidays. Schedule changes are published in the local newspapers. If you need to find your pickup day, call Public Works at telephone (843) 745-1026 or see the Garbage and Trash Collection Schedules.
The City does not pick up garbage from commercial or industrial establishments. Non-residential properties or businesses must provide for disposal of trash and garbage.
Physically challenged/disadvantaged individuals needing assistance with garbage or trash collection should contact Public Works at (843) 745-1026.
The City picks up all trash and garbage from City residents on the same day.
To request a service or provide notification of an issue, either call (843) 745-1026 or submit your concern online.