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Curbside Collection Franchise Area Service Providers


Waste Industries Customers:

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Advanced Disposal Customers:

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General Information on Curbside Collection

Residential curbside solid waste collection is available for a fee in all areas of Lexington County through franchise area service providers. If residing in a city or town, contact the appropriate municipality for service information.  To establish service in Lexington County, inquire about collection containers, collection fees or  a schedule, please check the Service Area Map and contact the appropriate provider directly. For clarification of your franchise area, please call Solid Waste Management at (803) 755-3325.


Residents who participate in Lexington County's Franchise Waste Collection System also receive  curbside recycling collection and yard trimming collection. 


Solid Waste Collection Service (containers/material should be within five feet of public road by 6:30 am on collection day) includes:


Garbage Rollcart (serviced weekly) provided in all areas of the county to residents that request service. Garbage/trash should be bagged to minimize roadside litter during pick up and transport.  For detailed information, please refer to the links above and/or contact the franchise area service providers.


Yard Clippings (serviced weekly), and Foliage Trimmings (free of trash) should be bagged, if possible.  Tree and bush trimmings should in one neat 4 foot by 4 foot stacks. Tree branches greater than 4 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter must be brought to the Edmund Landfill.


Recycling Rollcart (serviced every other week) is automatically provided at no charge in all areas of the county to residents that have curbside service. For detailed information, please refer to the links above.  See the "Accepted for Recycling" section below for specific curbside recycling information.  Items NOT accepted "DIRTY DOZEN".


Large Bulky Items (contact franchise service provider for special pick up and fee schedule)


Accepted for Recycling (remove food debris and liquids, place recyclables loosely in rollcart, do NOT place recyclable material in paper or plastic bags)
- use the Waste Wizard on the Solid Waste App - found on the Solid Waste main page, to determine acceptable items)


    - Aluminum cans (rinse, do not flatten)

    - Steel cans and lids (rinse, do not flatten, place lids inside cans) 

    - Aerosol can (must be empty, discard plastic nozzle and cap) 

Glass bottles, jugs and jars (rinse, remove caps)

Paper (no waxed products, no tissue paper, no plates, no cups)

    - Cardboard boxes (flattened)

    - Junk mail and envelopes with plastic windows

    - Gable top cartons (juice & milk) - flatten, juice boxes (empty/flatten without caps and straws)

    - Magazines and soft covered books

    - Newspapers and inserts

    - Office paper

    - Paperboard boxes, (flattened)

    - Paper bags

    - Pizza boxes (no food, grease okay)

    - Phone books (opt out from receiving phone books)

Plastics (#1 - #7 identified food containers) (NO loose lids/caps, NO medicine bottles)

    - Food container (rinse, discard loose lids)

    - Frozen dinner trays (rinse)

    - Plastic bottles, jugs and jars (rinse, do not flatten, leave cap on or discard)

    - Yogurt and butter containers (rinse, leave lid on or discard)

    - NO cups, lids or straws


  Not Accepted - (DIRTY DOZEN)

- Containers that held hazardous material (curbside garbage collection)

- Food Waste (curbside garbage collection)

- Electronics (accepted at retail stores, Edmund Landfill, during annual recycling events)

- Fluorescent bulbs (accepted at retail stores, Collection Centers, Edmund Landfill)

- Glass (drinking cups, mirrors, vases - accepted at thrift stores, curbside garbage) 

- Hazardous Waste (paint, pesticides, cleaners, toxic chemicals) (accepted during
                                     HHW events

- Items smaller than 2 inches in diameter (curbside garbage collection)

- Medical Waste (curbside garbage collection)

- Plastic bags and plastic film & packaging (accepted at retail stores, curbside
                                     garbage collection)

- Plastic buckets with metal handles (remove handles - accepted at Collection Centers)

- Scrap Metal (hangers, pots, toys - accepted at Collection Centers and Edmund Landfill)

- Shredded Paper (accepted in office paper container at Collection Centers)

- Styrofoam (curbside garbage collection)

- Textiles (bedding, clothing, housewares - thrift stores, Collection Centers) 

- Trash (curbside garbage collection)

- Yard Trimmings (curbside yard collection)


Curbside Requirement Waiver

Franchise Curbside Collection Program participants are required to place their roll cart at the curbside of the nearest public or private road/street/highway on the specified collection day. Participants who have a verifiable medical or physical disability that prevents them from doing so may submit a completed Medical/Physical Disability Verification Form to the Director of Solid Waste Management to request a waiver. With an approved waiver, the Franchise Service Provider will collect the roll cart container from a designated location adjacent to the house at the curbside rate.


Franchise Service Providers

Waste Industries
7800 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: (803) 935-0249
Fax: (803) 935-0244
Advanced Disposal
49 Palmetto Court
Gaston, SC 29053
Phone: (803) 256-7276
Fax: (803) 748-9696

The franchise agreement between these service providers and Lexington County recognizes each New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day as holidays. No collection occurs on these holidays.

Questions regarding residential solid waste collection should be directed to the service provider or the Lexington County Office of Solid Waste Management at (803) 755-3325.


Service Area Maps/Schedule

Please see chart below for monthly curbside collection rates; please contact your provider for specific questions.
 Service ProviderMonthly RateScheduled Pickup Map
 Advanced Disposal

Curbside - $15.95/mo.

Backyard - $30.45/mo.


 Area 1
 Advanced DisposalCurbside - $15.95/mo.

Backyard - $30.45/mo.


 Area 2

 Waste Industries

(1 Oct 2017- Rate Increase,
$0.20/mos or $0.60/qtr)

Curbside - $16.35/mo.

Backyard - $32.70/mo.


Area 3
  Advanced DisposalCurbside - $15.95/mo.

Backyard - $30.45/mo.

Area 4
  Advanced DisposalCurbside - $15.95/mo.

Backyard - $30.45/mo.


Area 5
  Advanced DisposalCurbside - $23.50/mo.

Backyard - $47.00/mo.

Area 6
  Advanced DisposalCurbside - $20.25/mo.

Backyard - $40.50/mo.


Area 7