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Remember the Solid Waste Do's and Don'ts

Here's a quick reminder of the solid waste "dos and don'ts" for our residential customers in Myrtle Beach. The rules were updated last year. Look for a hang tag on your Pelican if we find that one of these issues needs to be addressed...

• Lids must close. All waste must be contained within the containers used.
• No additional refuse may be placed next to or on top of the container for collection.
• If additional capacity is needed to contain refuse for collection each week, additional containers will be provided at the established rate.
• Materials must be set out no earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the day before collection, and no later than 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection.
• Roll carts must be pulled back to the residential structure by 11:00 p.m. on the day of collection.
• Roll carts may not be left at the curb throughout the week.
• Yard waste may be set out at any time; leaves and clippings must be contained within paper bags for pickup on the day of collection.
• Customers will pay a separate charge for call-back services.
• Ineligible material must be removed from the right-of-way within 48 hours of the day of collection.
• Garbage, recycling, bulk waste and yard waste must all be neatly separated and contained within the proper container, where applicable.
• Bulk waste and yard waste should be kept in a neat pile away from telephone poles, guide wires and parked cars. Do not place waste on top of sprinkler heads, water meter covers, etc.
• Yard waste (limbs) must be sized no larger than four inches in diameter or four feet in length. Separate Loose yard waste (grass, leaves and weeds) must be placed within paper bags.