Trash & Recycling
Trash Services, Refuse and Recycling Locations
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:
One of the following service providers can be hired to provide curbside pick-up of trash.  
Foothills Sanitation
Domestic Services, Kathy Stewart
Place garbage receptacle at the end of the driveway early Monday morning in the Vineyards or Eastatoe Park and early Tuesday morning in Falls North.  The service returns their provided receptacle to your garage area.
Self Service:
Pickens and Oconee Counties provide several dumps and recycling stations for their residents. 
Nearby locations Pickens County:   Pickens County Solid Waste Website  
Decals are required for admittance to all solid waste facilities.  These can be obtained, with proof of residence, at any of the facilities below.
HOURS: 7:30 a.m. – 7:20 p.m.,
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
Midway Center
109 Cold Springs Church Road,
Pickens, SC 
(864) 898-0413
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, SC
(864) 878-5823
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., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  This facility will accept lawn and yard waste, like limbs, brush etc.
For more information, call (864) 859-3492 .
Free Mulch at 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
Shred Truck Availability (at Pickens County Landfill):
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Nearby locations Oconee County:     Oconee County Solid Waste Website
Recycling Centers:
Hours: Monday - Saturday  7:00AM - 7:00PM
**Closed Wednesday**
Salem Center, this site accepts recyclables
397 Stamp Creek Road 
Salem, SC 29676 
Highway 130 across from Pat's Cash & Carry
Recycling:     Pickens County Recycling Brochure
  Oconee Country Recycling Brochure
The following items are not accepted at Pickens County Recycling Stations.  
  • 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 .