Recycling Special Events

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Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 13

Public Works Facility
475 Fairforest Way

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Celebrate green living at this FREE family-friendly event! Learn how to "green your routine" with:

  • Farm-to-table cooking class by Farm Fresh Fast
  • Composting class
  • Compost bin sale
  • Birdhouse workshop
  • Touch-a-Truck
  • Sustainability vendors
  • Food trucks
  • Hands-only CPR training by Greenville City Fire Department

Shredding & E-Waste Recycling Day
Saturday, April 20

Public Works Facility | 475 Fairforest Way
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shredaway logo

At this free event, sponsored by Shred-A-Way, citizens can dispose of unwanted electronics and have their sensitive documents destroyed and recycled in a secure manner. All paper to be shredded MUST be bagged or boxed, and each person is limited to three large trash bags or three small boxes of paper. Bags and boxes must be intact, with no rips or tears. Reusable bags, boxes or containers will be returned to you.

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

Durable compost bins (see picture at right) will be available for purchase at the event.


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.