Trash Services, Refuse and Recycling Locations
There are several options for trash pickup. Or you can choose to take your trash and recyclables to the nearest town refuse and recycling center.
Vineyards and Falls North
There are two ways to deal with household trash at the Vineyards and Falls North. One is "self service" and the other is to hire a private trash collector.
Household Trash Collection:
For curbside pick-up of trash, one of the following service providers are available.
Foothills Sanitation now offers recycling pick-up. They accept mixed recyclables (no glass) and provide a 96 gallon blue container. Pick ups are the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. There is a one-time container delivery & setup fee of $90; Call for monthly fees and to register for the service.
Domestic Services, Kathy Stewart
Place garbage receptacle at the end of the driveway early Monday morning in the Vineyards / Eastatoe and early Tuesday morning in Falls North. The service returns their provided receptacle to your garage area.
Pickens and Oconee Counties provide several dumps and recycling stations for their residents.
Decals are required for admittance to all Pickens County solid waste facilities These may be obtained at the Pickens County locations below with proof of residence.
HOURS: 7:30 a.m. – 7:20 p.m. (see Pickens County Landfill for their specific hours)
DAYS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, CLOSED SUNDAY
Holiday Schedule : Closed New Year's Day, MLK Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Nearby locations in Pickens County:
109 Cold Springs Church Road,
This facility accepts both trash and recycling; it is approximately 2.1 miles north of Ingles on Hwy 178
Table Rock Center
209 Country Creek Drive P
Pickens County Landfill is located at:
2043 Old Liberty Road,
Liberty, SC 29657.
The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m., This facility will accept lawn and yard waste, like leaves, limbs, brush etc.
Free Mulch at the Pickens County Landfill:
Free Mulch is available Monday - Friday 7:30AM - 4:00PM
Loading assistance is available the following times:
Wednesday 1PM - 4PM
Thursday 7:30AM-12PM/1PM - 4:00PM
Friday 7:30AM-12PM/1PM - 4:00PM
Convenience Center Salem, this site accepts recyclables
397 Stamp Creek Road
Salem, SC 29676
Highway 130 across from Pat's Cash & Carry
The following items are not accepted at Pickens County Recycling Stations. Oconee County has similar restrictions. Please check the Recycling Brochures for specific details.
- Pesticides, brake fluid and chemicals of any kind – For disposal information, call the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control at (864) 241-1090 .
- Dead animals – Small animals (dogs and cats) may be taken in plastic bags to the landfill. There is no charge for disposal.
- Large loads of brush (more than one wheelbarrow load) should be taken to the landfill. There is no charge for disposal.
- Shingles (more than one wheelbarrow load) must be taken to the landfill. There is a charge of $35 per ton for disposal.
- Partially burned trash is not accepted at recycling stations or the landfill. It is illegal to burn trash in South Carolina. Ask for a brochure at the recycling stations or landfill.
- Large tires from trucks or large tractors must be taken to the landfill. There is a charge of $80 per ton for disposal.
- Cross ties and creosote-treated lumber must be taken to the landfill. There is a charge of $35 per ton for disposal.
- Asbestos is not accepted in any form. For disposal information, call the Solid Waste Department at (864) 859-3492 .