Martin Luther King Jr. Day Garbage and Trash Schedule
The City of Charleston will be closed on Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In order to provide service to all residents in a timely manner, garbage and trash collection will take place on the modified schedule outlined below.
For Daniel Island and Cainhoy (Capitol Waste) there will be no schedule changes.
For outer West Ashley and Johns Island (Carolina Waste) there will be no schedule changes.
The Peninsula, Inner West Ashley and James Island (City Crews) will run on a one day delay. For example, if your garbage is normally picked up on Monday the week of the 18th it will be picked up on Tuesday.
Interactive Map of Garbage Collection Areas
Enter your address in the search bar to find out your Garbage Collection Area and Day of the week. The new route days will start Sept 14th! Click here for a printable map of collection days.
Collection During COVID-19
Garbage collection (items inside of green carts) will continue on schedule. Citizens are reminded that cardboard and other items that are not inside the green garbage cart will not be collected for the safety of the crews. This change is consistent with Charleston County and other area municipalities in an effort to limit employees’ potential exposure to COVID-19. Any excess items that do not fit in the garbage cart can be taken to a Charleston County Convenience Center: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/environmental-management/recycle-locations.php.
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.