Environmental Services

Thanksgiving Holiday Garbage and Trash Collection Schedule 

The City of Charleston will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving. In order to provide service to all residents in a timely manner, garbage and trash collection will take place on the following modified schedule:

Residential Garbage and Trash Collection: Collection will take place on a normal schedule Monday–Wednesday. Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday.

West Ashley Outside I-526 and Johns Island: Collection will take place on a normal schedule Monday–Wednesday. Thursday’s collection will take place Friday, and Friday’s collection will take place Saturday.

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).