Public Services Emphasizes Important Request About Recycling

Public Services Emphasizes Important Request About Recycling

Aiken is home to some of the most dependable recyclers. Our resident’s efforts benefit both the environment and our local economy by recycling their plastic, paper, cardboard, glass, and metal cans.
The City of Aiken is encouraging everyone to be aware of what items to recycle and what items don’t qualify.

Don’t Waste Food South Carolina Program

Don’t Waste Food South Carolina Program

Don’t Waste Food SC is a collaborative campaign that brings together stakeholders from across the public and private sectors dedicated to sharing knowledge, coordinating resources and working together to help reduce food waste in South Carolina. Wasting food wastes resources. Through simple practices, these resources can be put to better use including feeding people in need, creating products and energy, diverting material from landfills and creating jobs.

Talking Trash for August 2017

Talking Trash for August 2017

During the month of August, the City of Aiken is asking all residents to get into the habit of recycling aluminum cans.

I Want To Be Recycled!

The City of Aiken and Dumpster Depot have joined forces to add another item to our recycling collection. Contrary to popular belief, previously prohibited pizza boxes can now be recycled.

Plastic Caps Now Recyclable

Plastic Caps Now Recyclable

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.