My Household Solid Waste Collector does not pick my trash up at least once per week. What do I do?

Residents should first contact their Solid Waste Collector as it could have been missed by mistake or not picked up for another reason such as weather issues or holidays.  If the situation is not resolved and continues, contact the Beaufort County Public Works Department – Solid Waste Division at 252-975-0720 Option 2 or Email Solid Waste.

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1. Why is this new ordinance necessary?
2. What is changing?
3. I live within the limits of a city or town. Does this affect me?
4. How is the annual solid waste fee assessed on multi-family dwellings?
5. I contract with a household solid waste collection service. Can my annual solid waste fee be waived?
6. Can I burn my household garbage?
7. How does my business become a Licensed Household Solid Waste Collector?
8. My Household Solid Waste Collector does not pick my trash up at least once per week. What do I do?
9. Can my business, church, etc. use the collection sites?
10. I collect garbage from others for a fee. Can I use the collection sites?
11. Where can I find information regarding the locations and operating hours of County solid waste facilities?
12. Am I allowed to leave a usable item at a collection site for someone else to take?
13. Are all acceptable items collected at all collection sites?
14. What are “effective means” for securing a load of waste?
15. Can I be held responsible for infractions caused by another person driving my vehicle?
16. How can those who litter or dump illegally be identified?
17. Can I recycle?
18. Where can I take old tires?
19. Can I salvage usable tires from the scrap tire facility?
20. Do I have to pay for yard waste disposal at the Beaufort County Landfill?
21. How will the provisions of this ordinance be enforced?
22. How do I report littering or illegal dumping?
23. What penalties are there for violating the Ordinance?
24. How do I get further information or clarification about the new Solid Waste Ordinance?