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. 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 disadvantaged individuals needing assistance with garbage or trash collection should contact Public Works at (843) 745-1026.
To request a service or provide notification of an issue, either call (843) 745-1026 or submit your concern online.
The City NO longer picks up E-Waste (TVs, computers, etc.)
The City will only pick up yard waste in paper bags for curbside pickup. Plastic bags for disposal will no longer be collected.
Recycling for Charleston County Residents
This is a service provided by Charleston County. For more information, visit Charleston County Environmental Management.
Recycling for Dorchester County Residents
Recycling service begins January 3, 2022
Recycling will be collected the same day as your garbage and yard waste
DO NOT place curbside for collection until January 3, 2022