Environmental Services

Modified Garbage and Trash Collection Schedule

The City of Charleston is closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  In order to provide service to all residents in a timely manner, garbage and trash collection will take place on the following schedule:

Residential Garbage and Trash Collection

Collection will take place as scheduled Monday through Wednesday.  Thursday’s routes will run on Friday.

West Ashley Outside I-526 and John’s Island

Collection will take place as scheduled Monday through Wednesday.  Thursday and Friday’s routes will operate on a one-day delay.

Cainhoy and Daniel Island

Collection will take place on a normal schedule.  

About the Division

The Environmental Services Division is responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment for residents and visitors of the City of Charleston. This division is responsible for the collection of refuse, street sweeping, and enforcement of related environmental codes adopted by the City Council.

Services include:

Access the Residential Garbage and Trash Collection Flyer - Important Information Regarding Collection Policies and Procedures (PDF).

Pick Up Schedules

New Bulk Collection Day for Carolina Waste Customers (Outside I-526)

Bulk pickup will be on the same day as garbage pickup. This will go into effect on Monday, March 18th. View the Bulk Collection Day Change for Carolina Waste Customers (PDF).