Waste Collection

Greater Greenville Sanitation services Travelers Rest residents within city limits. Trash and yard waste are collected once a week.

SPECIAL NOTICE: Residential loose-leaf collection season begins in November and continues through February. During loose leaf collection season, crews cycle through the district collecting loose leaves multiple times.

If you would like to start trash collection services please complete the Service Request Form and email it to Tate@TravelersRestSC.com.

Find your pickup dates by reviewing the Zone Map links below to find your street.

ZONE 1 MAP Pick-up Days: Monday, Garbage

Wednesday, Yard/Green Debris

ZONE 2 MAP Pick-up Days: Tuesday: Garbage

Thursday, Yard/Green Debris

January 2024 Holiday Collection Schedule: 
Zone 1: Trash Collection: Tuesday, January 3rd
Zone 2: Trash Collection: Wednesday, January 4th

Waste Collection Guidelines:

  • Place containers on as level of a surface as possible
  • Place containers at least 4 feet away from other carts or obstructions such as mailboxes
  • Overflow trash must be bagged and placed next to your trash bin
  • Only Greater Greenville Sanitation carts will be serviced. Private containers will not be serviced

Carts requiring repair or replacement due to normal wear and tear will be made available at no extra charge. Lost or stolen containers will be replaced for a one-time $60 fee. Contact GGS customer service to request a cart. (contact information below)

If you cart is not serviced it may be due to it containing unacceptable materials such as wood, construction material, brick, concrete, etc.

Residential Waste and Recycling Locations

Trailblazer Park – Next to the Summary Court (recycling drop off only)
301 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
24-hour access
Driving Directions

Echo Valley Residential Waste and Recycling Center
3705 Geer Highway, Marietta 29690
Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
Driving Directions

Blackberry Valley Residential Waste and Recycling Center
409 Blackberry Valley Rd. Greenville, 29617
Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
Driving Directions

Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities must complete a “Special Service Form” filled out and signed by their physician to be approved for special service collection. Please contact GGS Customer Service for more information.

Greater Greenville Customer Service: Monday – Thursday 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 864.371.6142
Email: info@ggsc.gov
Fax: 864.232.7967
Web: www.ggsc.gov

Holiday Schedule:

The collection will occur on the next day following the holiday depending on the day of the week that the holiday occurs. For example, if a holiday falls on a Monday collection will occur on Tuesday. If a holiday occurs on a weekend collection schedule will not be affected.

Greater Greenville Sanitation observes the following holidays:

– New Year’s Day
– Martin Luther King Jr. Day
– Memorial Day
– Independence Day
– Labor Day
– Thanksgiving Day
– Christmas Day