In a reorganization designed to maximize the efficiency of the City of Aiken, the Public Works Department has been split into two distinct departments as they were prior to October, 2016.
Upgraded equipment now gives us the ability to recycle plastic water and soda bottle caps, a recent change from our old recycling rules. As a reminder: Plastic bottles, jars and jugs also go in the rolling recycling cart. Aluminum beverage cans and steel cans should be tossed there, too.
In the City of Aiken, “Winter is coming!” means leaf season is upon us. Leaf season traditionally runs from mid-October until January. Last year the Solid Waste Division purchased two new leaf vacuums to make the collection of leaves more efficient.