roll cartThe City of Hartsville provides residential garbage pickup as well as recycling pickup.

Green roll carts are for garbage and are supplied by the city. Blue roll carts are for recyclable materials and can be requested by calling Environmental Services at 843.383.3019.

Trash Pickup

The City of Hartsville has designated days for pick up of trash 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 emailed to

Please contact 843.383.3019 to report damage to roll carts and recycling bins.

Pickup Schedule

Download the 2022 Sanitation Schedule here.

Not sure which Pickup Zone your street is in? Click here for a full list of streets per zone.

Drop Off Locations

Darlington County operates 12 drop off locations for both trash and recycling free of charge for Darlington County residents. Three of these locations are located just outside of the City limits.

Old Ruby Road Station, 1218 Old Ruby Road, Hartsville, SC 29550

Bay Road Station, 1332 Bay Road, Hartsville, SC 29550

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Pine Ridge Station, 2229 West Old Camden Road, Hartsville, SC 29550

Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Sonoco Recycling, a unit of Sonoco, accepts materials from the City of Hartsville’s recycling program. The company collects over 3 million tons of material each year.

Recycling bins and roll carts are emptied at the curb bi-weekly on the same day as garbage. Recycling should not be bagged in any type of plastic bag or it will be rejected by our recycling partner.

Items which may be recycled in the City of Hartsville include:

  • Mixed paper: office paper, newspapers and inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, phone books
  • Empty milk and juice jugs
  • Clean, dry cardboard, corrugated, chipboard, pizza boxes (not greasy or waxed cardboard)
  • Clean plastic containers and attached lids #1 – #7 (plastic furniture and plastic children’s toys accepted; no plastic bags or wrap, loose lids, or Styrofoam)
  • Clean aluminum and steel cans and attached lids (no other metals)

Recycling Cart

Aluminum cans
Steel cans
Milk & juice jugs
Plastic bottles
Office paper
Magazines & catalogs
Mail & junk mail
Cardboard (dry)
Paperboard Cans
Phone books
Other Plastic (#1-#7)

Trash Cart

Glass bottles & jars
Greasy or waxed cardboard
Garbage bags
Grocery bags
Other plastic bags
Bubble wrap
Plastic wrap
Juice pouches
Aerosol cans
Empty paint can (fill with sand)

Yard Debris

Collection routes typically run every 7 to 10 business days, except during leaf season (December – February). Limbs should be no more than 3 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length. Yard waste must be kept separate from other trash and placed at the resident’s or business’ front property line. Raked leaves can also be placed at the front property line in one pile for collection, but must be separate from other types of yard debris. Bricks, rocks, concrete, dirt and construction material cannot be collected. Yard debris is not to be placed in or on any storm drain, gutter, street or sidewalk.

Guidelines and current scheduling may be obtained by calling 843.383.3019.

Special Items


Box springs, mattresses, chairs, and tables cannot be set out for regular pickup. Please call 843.383.3019 for a pickup schedule and fee. You can drop furniture off at Darlington County Drop Off Locations at no charge.

Electronic Waste

Computers, monitors, printers, microwaves, and televisions cannot be placed in the garbage for collection. These items may be taken to any Darlington County Recycling Center for disposal, or may be picked up by Environmental Services for a fee. Call 843.383.3019 for pricing and scheduling. Other small household items such as toasters, hairdryers, etc. may be placed in the garbage for disposal.

For more information, visit the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s website on electronics disposal, which includes a list of local drop-off sites.

Additional Resources

Wheels for Wishes provides an opportunity to donate cars to benefit Make A Wish.