Garbage, Recycling, & Yard Debris

Garbage and Household Waste

Please help us to provide efficient service for you by following these guidelines: The City of Aiken provides solutions if you should experience issues and/or complications with your service and you may contact us at 803-642-7613.

  • Have containers and/or items for pickup at the street by 7:00 a.m. the day of collection.
  • Before placing on the street follow the instructions label on the container about specific placement for proper pickup.
  • Keep at least 3 feet of clearance between your container and any other item (bags, limbs, bulky items, mailboxes, cable boxes, or vehicles) including the blue recycle container.
  • Please remove containers from public view by the following day of pickup.
  • No other garbage will be collected outside of your City container except for yard waste. If you experience an overflow please please the overflow in a bag and place it on top of the cart.

Trash and household waste are collected in 90 gallon City provided containers only. The City of Aiken offers a service for the removal of large items that will not fit in the garbage cart.

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