Solid Waste Collection Solid Waste Disposal
Donna Sightler, Director Thomas Hasting
Greenwood County Public Works Department
1115 Siloam Church Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: (864) 942-8662
Fax: (864) 942-8756
Landfill Hours: : Monday - Friday 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Saturdays 8:00 A.M. - Noon
Greenwood County operates a Municipal Solid Waste Landfill designed to meet current SCDHEC regulations. The landfill currently receives approximately 280 tons of municipal solid waste per day. The county also operates a Construction, Demolition, and Land Clearing Debris landfill. Construction type waste meeting regulatory guidelines is disposed of in the landfill. The county also accepts waste tires at its landfill. The tires are sent to a waste tire processing facility where they are processed and chipped to create an environmentally friendly material. Scrap metal and used appliances are also received and sold for recycling. Greenwood County also operates nine Convenience Centers strategically located throughout the County for the disposal of household garbage and recycling.
- Operation of a MSW Landfill for disposal of municipal solid waste
- Operation of a Construction, Demolition, and Land Clearing Debris Landfill
- Processing of scrap metal and white goods for recycling
- Processing of waste tires for delivery to a waste tire recycler
- Documentation of all wastes that enter and exit the landfill
- Billing of landfill accounts
- Performs regulatory monitoring of groundwater under landfill regulations
- Performs regulatory monitoring of methane generation under landfill regulations
- Operates nine convenience centers for county residents to dispose of waste and recycle
- Provides limited residential yard waste collection on a call-in-basis ( Yard Waste Policy Link)
This Office Does Not:
- Provide residential or commercial garbage collection services
- Provide removal of dead animals on private property
- Provide collection of yard waste within the city limits of Greenwood, Ninety Six or Ware Shoals
- All E-waste (computers, monitors, printers, etc.) can be taken to ALL Convenience Centers.
NEW OPERATING SCHEDULE
GREENWOOD COUNTY SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING
EFFECTIVE MARCH 16, 2009
ALL NINE CONVENIENCE CENTERS ARE OPEN ON SUNDAY
The following Convenience Centers are open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Island Ford Road
Tedards Store Rd. at Hwy. 25 South
Dixie Drive at Deadfall Rd. West
The following Convenience Centers are open Monday and Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. These centers are CLOSED Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
- Mays Cross Road (Scotts Ferry Road)
- Cedar Springs Road
Siloam Church Road is open 7 days a week, Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 6:00p.m., Saturday from 8:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. and Sunday from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.
For information call 942-8662.
SHRED YOUR MATERIAL FREE - for more information please call 942-8754 or 942-8567 or 942-8662. Hours of shredding are Mon.- Fri. 7:00a.m. until 3:00p.m.
Click here to view recycling center locations under Recycling section