Recycling Special Events

E-Waste Recycling & Shredding Event: April 24

The next Electronic Waste Recycling and Shredding Day will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Public Works facility, 475 Fairforest Way.

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At this free event, citizens can dispose of unwanted electronics and shred paper documents. There is a limit of three (3) bags(gr ocery bag size) or three (3) file-size boxes no larger than (15" x 12" x 10"). Shredding trucks will be onsite until noon, or until all three shredding trucks are full. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following safety precautions will be enforced:

  • Masks are required for anyone unloading materials for recycling
  • Employees will not be able to unload cars; residents should be prepared to unload their own materials

City residents and businesses can drop off the items listed below for free during this special event. There is a limit of 10 electronic items per person. The City no longer is accepting fluorescent bulbs for recycling.

  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Wires
  • Circuit boards
  • CPUs
  • Scanners
  • Printers

Christmas Tree Disposal

For the convenience of city residents, trees can be placed at the curb for collection on regularly scheduled pick-up days or taken to one of four convenient locations. All trees must be free of debris such as ornaments, tinsel, ribbons and lights.

Drop-off locations include:

  • Holmes Park (Twin Lake Road & Holmes Drive)
  • Timmons Park (Oxford Street & Blackburn Street)
  • Gower Park (Laurel Creek Lane & Laurens Road)
  • West Greenville Community Center (8 Rochester Street)

The locations listed are open until late January. Curbside pick-up within the city limits will continue for as long as needed.

MULCH

Mulch is available at Twin Chimneys Landfill. Call the Twin Chimneys Landfill at (864) 243-9672 for more information. The Greenville County website also has more information about mulch.

OTHER CHRISTMAS RECYCLING

All holiday boxes, tissue paper and wrapping paper (except foil-lined) can be recycled at the curb and at the following locations:

  • Stone Avenue Recycling Center (800 East Stone Avenue)
  • North Greenville Recycling Center (514 Rutherford Road)