Waste Collection

NOTICE: Curbside recycling pickup will end on June 30. Please click HERE for more information.

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

If you would like to start trash collection services please complete the Service Request Form and email it to [email protected].

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

ZONE 1 MAP Pick-up Days: Monday, Garbage/Bulk | Wednesday, Yard/Green Debris

ZONE 2 MAP Pick-up Days: Tuesday: Garbage/Bulk | Thursday, Yard/Green Debris

New Customers
If your home or business is located within City limits you can request service by completing the Service Request Form and emailing it to [email protected].

Residential Waste and Recycling Locations

Food Lion Parking Lot (recycling drop off only)
148 Walnut Lane, 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

Garbage Collection Guidelines:

  • Place containers at least 3 feet away from other carts at the curb
  • Cart handle should face the house with the container lid completely closed
  • Only Greater Greenville Sanitation (GGS) garbage carts will be serviced. Private containers not designed to be collected by GGS equipment 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)

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: [email protected]
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