In June, the City will convert from a manual recycling collection system, which uses people and traditional rear loading vehicles, to an automated collection system, which uses vehicles with robotic arms mounted on the side to pick up and empty the recycle containers. The new system will be safer and will enable us to be more effective and efficient.
As part of the new system, we’re replacing our customers’ existing recycle bins with new 95-gallon roll carts.
The new carts have lids, which keep the materials contained and dry; wheels, which make them easier to get to the curb and much more room for bulky items and plenty of recyclables.
If you recently moved into a new home, call 864-467-4345 to request a cart and find out what your collection day is. See collection zone map below.
The term “All In” refers to the fact that customers will be able to put all of their recyclables in their new roll cart without having to sort or separate them.
Another exciting aspect of the new system is that we’ll begin accepting more types of plastic than ever before.