Garbage & Recycling
The City of Hartsville provides residential garbage pickup as well as recycling pickup. Green rollcarts are for garbage and are supplied by the city. Blue rollcarts are for recyclable materials and can be requested by calling Environmental Services at 843.383.3019.
The City of Hartsville has designated days for pick up of garbage and recyclables once a week. Roll carts should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the day for your area. Backyard garbage pickup is available to the elderly and disabled homeowners with written verification from their doctor when no one in the home is able to assist in the placement of the cart at the curb. The doctor’s explanation should include the name and address of the resident and can be faxed to 843.339.2880.
Please contact 843.383.3019 to report damage to roll carts and recycling bins.
2013 holiday garbage and recycling pick-up schedule
Services are provided year-round from Monday to Friday, excepting changed schedules before or after a holiday. Changed days are as follows:
- New Year’s Day:
- Tues., Jan. 1 moved to Wed., Jan. 2
- Martin Luther King Day:
- Mon., Jan. 21 moved to Tues., Jan. 22
- Memorial Day:
- Mon., May 27 moved to Tues., May 28
- Independence Day:
- Thurs., July 4 moved to Fri., July 5
- Labor Day:
- Mon., Sept. 2 moved to Tues., Sept. 3
- Thanksgiving Day:
- Thurs., Nov. 28 moved to Wed., Nov. 27
- Day After Thanksgiving:
- Fri., Nov. 29 moved to Mon., Dec. 2
- Christmas Eve:
- Tues. Dec. 24 moved to Mon. Dec. 23
- Christmas Day:
- Wed., Dec. 25 moved to Fri., Dec. 27
- Day After Christmas:
- Thurs., Dec. 26 moved to Fri., Dec. 27
Those would would regularly have trash pickup on Friday, Dec. 27 will instead have service Monday, Dec. 30.
For trash and yard debris pickup, residents have a $19.50 monthly fee added to the water/sewer bill. This fee covers the normal household trash and also the yard debris. Households that pay for city water/sewer are no longer required to use Darlington County yellow trash bags.
Box springs, mattresses, chairs and tables, washers, dryers, freezers, and similar metal items are not to be set out for regular pickup. Call Environmental Services at 383-3019 for a pickup schedule.
Items which can be recycled include:
- Papers – newspapers and inserts, magazines, cardboard, box board, white and colored office paper, junk mail and phonebooks
- Metals – steel and aluminum cans and lids
- Plastics – bottles, jugs and jars
Items which cannot be recycled include:
Paper – waxed boxes, poly-coated cartons, tissue paper or paper plates and cups
Plastics – plastic bags, medicine bottles, egg cartons, yogurt cups, butter tubs, buckets, toys, lawn furniture, garden hoses or any item without a screw-top or bottle shape
Others – Styrofoam, aerosol cans, glass dishes, windows, aluminum foil, pie pans, washing detergent bottles
Sonoco Recycling, a unit of Sonoco, is a sponsor of the City of Hartsville’s recycling program. The company collects over 3 million tons of material each year.