Solid Waste

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Mission Statement
The Spartanburg County Solid Waste Department provides services for recycling and disposal of solid waste in order to help protect the environment and human health of Spartanburg County. The County operates and maintains a wood chipping and grinding facility, a Class Two (Construction, Demolition, and Land Clearing Debris) Landfill, and a Class Three (Municipal Solid Waste) Landfill at the Wellford Landfill Facility. The County also provides seventeen recycling/collection centers and one drop-off recycling location.

The Spartanburg County recycling collection centers and the Wellford Landfill Facility will be CLOSED due to holidays on the following upcoming dates:

• Thursday, November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day)
• Friday, November 29, 2019 (Day After Thanksgiving)
• Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (Christmas Eve)
• Wednesday, December 25, 2019 (Christmas Day)
• Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (New Year’s Eve)
• Wednesday, January 1, 2019 (New Year’s Day)

Due to these closings, please anticipate slightly higher wait times, as we work to accommodate an elevated volume of traffic while maintaining a safe environment for all residents and staff.

Again, increased traffic will be expected at our recycling collection centers and the Wellford Landfill during this time. We continue to do our best to provide customer service to our residents and customers, and we appreciate your patience as we head into a busy holiday season.

Aside from the holiday closings listed above, all centers will be open at our regular hours (Monday through Saturday from 7 AM until 7 PM for all recycling collection centers, and Monday through Saturday from 7 AM until 4:30 PM for the Wellford Landfill). We encourage you to give us a call if you have any questions about our holiday schedule at 864-949-0211. Again, thank you for your patience and consideration of safety for others during this busy time of year.

Please be advised that we are making operational changes at our Wellford Recycling Convenience Center, Station 16, and these changes may include citizens being asked for proof of residence, traffic forming a double line coming into the site to reduce back-up on the main road, and other changes to help our center operate optimally. Our site attendants are present to answer any questions and to guide you through the process as you notice these changes taking place. Thank you for your cooperation during this transition.