Solid Waste Collection

Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule (1)

Apply for New Service

If you are a new resident in the City of Fountain Inn looking to start solid waste service, please contact Public Works at (864) 409-3310.

Solid Waste Ordinance

This ordinance (PDF) will answer questions you may have concerning materials that the city will pick up.

Reminder: Be sure all trash is bagged before placing it in a container.

Trash Containers Service

The city will pick up only one trash receptacle per residence, business, and church. Each additional container picked up will be charged a user fee of $96 per year with a two receptacle limit per residence, business, and church.

  • New Containers: $80

Debris Pick Up

Normal seasonal trimmings such as tree limb cuttings, shrubbery, and other yard debris will be collected by the city so long as it meets the following conditions:

  •  Yard debris must be cut in not more than 6 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length and placed on a front corner of the owner's or resident's property near the street or public alley.
  •  If a commercial tree cutter does the work, the owner or resident must contract with the tree cutter to carry off the limbs, cuttings, shrubbery, etc.


The following fees will be charged if the tree limbs, cuttings, shrubbery, etc., do not meet the previously listed size and criteria.

  • 1 Dump Trailer $25 per hour
  • 1 Dump Truck $45 per hour
  • 1 Street Loader $45 per hour
  • 3 Employees $58 per hour

The cost will be $173 per hour with a three-hour minimum of $519 to be billed.

2022 Collection Schedule