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What can I place in my “blue roll cart”?
What is my pickup day?
What if my pickup day falls on a Holiday?
How do I prepare my recyclables prior to placement in “blue roll cart”?
What items are unacceptable for my “blue roll cart”?
How many “roll carts” can a homeowner receive?
How to obtain a recycling container or “blue roll cart”?
How can I find out if I’m on a recycling route?
Q: What can I place in my “blue roll cart”?
A:
Paper (newspaper, cardboard, magazines, chipboard, phone books, catalogs, books, junk mail, office, computer, colored), Glass (clear, brown, green, blue), Plastic (#1 thru #7), Aluminum, (cans), Steel (cans), Juice Boxes, Milke Cartons and Broth soup boxes.
Q: What is my pickup day?
A:
Homewoners will receive an information packet when roll cart is delivered. You can find your pickup day and view a calendar for the year on the County website by searching your tax parcel and then clicking on the Community Info link.  Contact Recycling at 864-942-8567 for pickup day information.
Q: What if my pickup day falls on a Holiday?
A:
A notice will be provided instructing the day of pickup. You may also check the Greenwood County website calendar for holidays and makeup days.
Q: How do I prepare my recyclables prior to placement in “blue roll cart”?
A:
Rinse all containers, flatten cardboard boxes. Labels DO NOT need to be removed.
Q: What items are unacceptable for my “blue roll cart”?
A:
Styrofoam (egg cartons, packing materials), Plastic film (bags, wrap), Glass (plates, pots, mirrors, windows), Plastic grocery bags (return to store), Paint Cans, Sharps “needles”.
Q: How many “roll carts” can a homeowner receive?
A:
County Ordinance permits only (1) blue roll cart.
Q: How to obtain a recycling container or “blue roll cart”?
A:
Contact Recycling (942-8567). A work order will be taken over the phone. If no one is available, please leave your name, address, and phone number.
Q: How can I find out if I’m on a recycling route?
A:
Most likely you will see “blue roll carts” in your neighborhood being set-out every other week for curbside pickup. If not, contact Recycling at 942-8567 and someone will be glad to assist you. If no one is available, please leave your name and number and your call will be returned as soon as possible.