Aiken, SC – The City of Aiken Public Services will begin picking up both garbage and recycling in the same waste trucks due to a recent fire at North Augusta’s Material Recovery Facility, which processes the City of Aiken’s recycling.
The North Augusta’s Material Recovery Facility, which processes the City of Aiken’s recycling, is undergoing maintenance.
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 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.
During the month of August, the City of Aiken is asking all residents to get into the habit of recycling aluminum cans.