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Waste Management

 Residential Sanitation is responsible for the collection of solid waste materials from city approved roll out containers for residential and small commercial customers.  We also collect residential unwanted waste consisting of yard debris, brown and white goods such as old household furniture, refrigerators and stoves.  

The City does not provide Dumpsters and Roll-Off Containers.  Please contact a private dumpster carrier to obtain these services.

Backyard Services is provided to the elderly or disabled persons who are unable to bring their city authorized containers to the road due to a medical condition.  A written documentation must be submitted from a physician indicating their condition in order to receive this service.  This service is provided once a week by our sanitation crew. 

We also make the necessary repairs and replacements of damaged, worn out garbage cans. This department also retrieves dead animals from curbs or roadway.  Small Commercial businesses located in the Central Business District of Front Streets receives 7 days a week garbage service.

 

The Waste Management Department does not:

  • Remove dead or live animals from private property.
  • Our department is not responsible for the cleanliness of Garbage cans.

 

The Recycling program services Residential customers with the collection of recyclable goods that are placed in the city approved "blue" recycling containers.  This service is not provided to small commercial customers at this time.

What's Recyclable: Auto Batteries (Place beside, not inside recycle bin), Glass & Plastic bottles, Aluminum and Steel cans (No Aerosoles), Flatted boxes, Paper includes newspaper, telephone books, bond/computer paper (no junk mail), Unwaxed Corrugated Board (No Cereal Boxes or soft drink cartons), Used Motor Oil – Tightly closed.

Paint cans and boxes should be placed with your regular Garbage pickup.

 

ELECTRONIC WASTE: The City of Georgetown no longer collects electronic waste consisting of computers, televisions, microwaves or any other electric devices that plugs into an outlet area. 

Please visit DHEC's website for more information regarding electronic waste.

 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION SCHEDULE:

Locations

Garbage Collection

Recyclable Collection

Yard Waste

Non-Commercial Tire Collection

Bayview& Maryville Pines Mondays & Thursdays Wednesdays Wednesdays & Thursdays Friday Only
Country Club Estates Monday & Thursdays Thursdays Tuesdays & Wednesdays

 

Friday Only

Historic District Tuesdays & Fridays Tuesdays Fridays & Mondays Friday Only
Maryville Mondays & Thursdays Wednesdays Wednesdays & Thursdays Friday Only
North of Highmarket Mondays & Thursdays Thursdays Mondays & Tuesdays Friday Only
West End Tuesdays & Fridays Fridays Wednesdays & Fridays Friday Only
Willowbank Tuesdays & Fridays Tuesdays Tuesdays & Wednesdays Friday Only


**Due to weather, road conditions or Holidays, there may be days where the operators may be off schedule, we thank you for your patience as we try to get to every designated area in a timely fashion.