Garbage, Recycling, & Yard Debris
250 Dupont Dr NW • Aiken, SC 29801 • 803-642-7613

City of Aiken Garbage, Recycling, & Yard Debris

Holiday Collection Schedule

Typically, if a holiday or office closing falls on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, garbage, recycling & yard debris collection will be delayed by one day starting with the day of the holiday. If a holiday falls on Friday, there is no change in service. Presidents Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, and Juneteenth are NOT City holidays; therefore, garbage, trash, and recycling pickup will NOT be affected by these days and the regular schedule will be followed. Please contact 803-642-7613 if you have questions or would like additional information regarding the Holiday Collection Schedule.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Drop-Off Sites

Aiken County provides many convenient drop-off sites for household generated garbage, recyclables and yard debris. For e-waste you will need to use the New Ellenton, Langley, Belvedere, or Reynolds Pond Rd. drop-off site. These residential use only sites are free to Aiken County residents and are open as scheduled except for Sundays and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Please visit the Aiken County website for operation hours and additional information about these sites before using one their facilities.

Landfills

For more information about disposal of waste generated in Aiken County please call the Aiken County Solid Waste Division at 803-642-1533 or by visiting their website.

County landfills will be closed on Sundays and the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Special Collection Service

Furniture, including but not limited to, box springs, chairs, tables, white goods (i.e. appliances) and metal goods shall be considered a special collection. These special collections must be scheduled with the public services department. Special collection fees shall be added to the monthly city water bill.

  • The cost to pick up unscheduled special collections shall be double the normal special collection fee.

Please call 803-642-7613 to arrange for these special collections. The City of Aiken strives to provide solutions should you experience issues or complications with our services. Please contact us if you need additional assistance or clarification.

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