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The Town of Mount Pleasant requires the use of paper bags for loose yard debris collections. Paper bags help remove plastics from the waste stream and reduce the need for petroleum based products.
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The following is a list of official Town Holidays. During the noted holiday week, your collection normally will occur one day later than your regular day unless a special schedule is set. Notice of the change in Garbage and Trash collection service is also advertised in the local newspapers. Administrative offices are closed in observance of the following holidays:
Holidays are also posted on the Public Services and Town Calendar - which you can subscribe to!
Click the link below to see what your neighborhood collection day is:
Our trucks are on the road at 7 am. Your container and debris should be at the curb by that time. We do not have a set time. Even if we come by your house everyday at the same time, we may have to switch routes if a driver is out sick. Such instances can cause a shift in pick-up times.
Please contact the Public Services Department office at (843) 849-2022. There are many reasons why we may have not made a collection! We may have been by early and your container was not out, you may have had non-collectable debris, or we may have had a route change that missed you by accident!
Our collection services begin at 7:00 am. Your garbage container may not have been at your curbside at that time or there may have been items in your container that we must collect separately. Please contact our Public Services Department office at (843) 849-2022 to discuss your circumstances.
Please place your extra bags on the top of your container so we know that they are garbage.
Contact our Public Services Department office at (843) 849-2022. We can repair your container with new wheels, new latches, and/or new handles.
*Please note we do not provide cleaning services for smelly containers. Containers should be cleaned with soap and water by the homeowner. Please put the wash water onto a dirt or grassy area - but do not pour it down the stormdrain. Stormdrains flow in to the marsh or your neighborhood pond.
Yes! The 90 gallon container is standard but we can exchange it for a 65 gallon container. Please call our Public Services Department office at (843) 849-2022 to make arrangements!
Please check with your neighbors first to see if they grabbed it by accident. If it does not turn up, you will need to file a report with our Police Dispatch Department at (843) 743-7200. The Police will give you an incident number. Once you gain an incident number, call our Public Services Department office at (843) 849-2022. We will then be able to issue you a new container.
Yes, we can provide up to two containers for each residence. A second container can be ordered from the Public Services Department office at Town Hall for $70. Delivery may take up to several weeks.
Recycling is managed by the County in accordance with state regulations. Check the County's website and the State DHEC's website for answers! Charleston County Recycling can be reached at (843) 720-7111.
Charleston County has several area drop-sites. The nearest center (depending on your location) is the Charleston County Recycling Center ((843) 720-7111) located on Romney Street or the Maxville Road Convenience Center ((843) 928-3860) located in Awendaw.
The landfill is located on Bees Ferry Road in West Ashley. Household hazardous waste should be taken to this site for proper disposal. You can contact the landfill at (843) 763-8564 for hours and directions.
For more information regarding proper recycling or disposal of household hazardous waste, call Charleston County recycling at (843) 720-7111, or for more information visit their website!
The Town has a used oil recycling drop-off center at the Public Services Department maintenance facility. Our drop-off center is located under the blue awning across the road from our Waste Management office at 1365 Sweetgrass Basket Parkway. We can accept 5 gallons of oil or gas/ oil mixtures at a time. We also accept oil filters too Help protect our local waterways from pollution - make sure oil and gas/oil mixtures never go down the storm drain!