Recycling Special Events

E-Waste Recycling & Shredding Event: Saturday, August 22

LOCATION: Public Works Facility on Fairforest Way

The next Electronic Waste Recycling and Shredding Day will be held Saturday, August 22, from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Public Works facility, 475 Fairforest Way.

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At this free event, citizens can dispose of unwanted electronics. Shredding trucks will be onsite until Noon, or until full. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following safety precautions will be enforced:

  • Masks are required for anyone unloading materials for recycling
  • Employees will not be able to unload cars; residents should be prepared to unload their own materials

City residents and businesses can drop off the items listed below for free during this special event. There is a limit of 10 electronic items per person. The City no longer is accepting fluorescent bulbs for recycling.

  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Wires
  • Circuit boards
  • CPUs
  • Scanners
  • Printers

Christmas Tree Recycling

For the convenience of city residents, trees can be placed at the curb for collection on regularly scheduled pick-up days or taken to one of four convenient locations for recycling. All trees must be free of debris such as ornaments, tinsel, ribbons and lights to be recycled.

Drop-off locations include:

  • Holmes Park (Twin Lake Road & Holmes Drive)
  • Timmons Park (Oxford Street & Blackburn Street)
  • Gower Park (Laurel Creek Lane & Laurens Road)
  • West Greenville Community Center (8 Rochester Street)
A Christmas Tree lit up with red and orange lights

The locations listed are open until late January. Curbside pick-up within the city limits will continue for as long as needed.

Mulch

Trees and trimmings are ground into mulch at Twin Chimneys Landfill. Call the Twin Chimneys Landfill at (864) 243-9672 for more information. The Greenville County website also has more information about mulch.

Other Christmas Recycling

All holiday boxes, tissue paper and wrapping paper (except foil-lined) can be recycled at the curb and at the following locations:

  • Stone Avenue Recycling Center (800 East Stone Avenue)
  • North Greenville Recycling Center (514 Rutherford Road)