Reminder to residents: Please dispose of household garbage in a securely tied bag before placing it into a roll cart. This is to protect our contracted trash haulers from potential health hazards, including COVID-19, or coronavirus. Remember: Bag trash, but keep recyclables loose.
On the morning of your weekly garbage collection day, your cart must be placed at curbside by 7:00 AM. If your cart is not out when the hauler comes by your location, there should be no expectation the hauler will return until the next scheduled collection day. Please remove your cart from the curb by 7:30 PM of your collection day.
What to Throw Away
Your cart is for disposing of household garbage only. Before you place household garbage in your county roll cart, please make sure the garbage is in a bag and is tied securely. Bagged and tied garbage will not be blown out and will not be open to pet owners: please seal animal waste and cat litter in plastic bags. Do NOT use your cart for yard waste, hot ashes, flammable liquids, dead animals, hazardous waste or construction debris. Such waste will not be picked up by the hauler.
Where to Park It
Roll your cart to the curb or the edge of the street (see below photos for proper cart placement). The collector should return your cart to the same place. DO NOT place your cart in the street or the path of the mail carrier. Place your cart at least four feet from yard waste and other obstacles.
Note: Some communities require backyard pickup. Such communities are charged for the extra service and have different placement requirements.
Proper Cart Placement
Urban (curb & sidewalk)
If you have extra household garbage that does not fit in your assigned roll cart, place the excess in a tied bag next to the roll cart for pickup. If you routinely have excess waste, a second roll cart may be assigned to your property for an additional annual solid waste fee. Contact Richland County at 803-576-2440 for more information.