Lots of Information and Events from the City to Take Advantage of:
Bulk Waste Containers
Next week, the bulk waste containers will be in the locations below. Interactive map: https://www.greenvillesc.gov/1847/Spring-Cleanup
For residents who have regular Tuesday pickup, containers will be in the following locations from Tuesday, April 20 to Sunday, April 25:
- 924 North Main Street (in the parking area behind Northgate Soda Shop)
- 1164 Rutherford Road (in the parking area beside Stone Plaza Pharmacy)
- Holmes Park (315 Twin Lake Road)
- David Hellams Community Center (111 Spartanburg Street)
Arbor Day Celebration – April 22 & 23
The Greenville Council of Garden Clubs will host its 39th annual Arbor Day Celebration at the Kilgore-Lewis House Gardens and Arboretum (560 N Academy Street) on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. each day.
Participants will include the City of Greenville, TreesUpstate, Greenville Tree Foundation, Keep Greenville Green and the SC Upstate Native Plant Society. The celebration will feature a variety of information and activities for tree lovers of all ages, and TreesUpstate will give away 75 trees each day. All activities will take place outdoors and masks are required. The event will be canceled in case of rain.
Workshops on tree care and the City’s tree preservation efforts (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Student art on display and activities for 3rd graders (3:30 – 5:30 p.m.)
Spring E-Waste & Shredding Event – April 24
The City and Keep Greenville County Beautiful will co-host an Electronic Waste Recycling & Shredding Event on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works facility at 475 Fairforest Way. At this free event, citizens can dispose of unwanted electronics and have their sensitive documents destroyed and recycled securely.
All paper to be shredded must be bagged or boxed. There is a limit of three garbage bags or three file boxes (no larger than 15″ x 12″ x 10″) per person. Shredding trucks will be onsite until noon, or until all three trucks are full.
City residents and businesses can also drop off the following items: televisions, computer monitors, keyboards, mice, wires, circuit boards, CPUs, scanners and printers. There is a limit of 10 electronic items per person. The City no longer is accepting fluorescent bulbs for recycling.
COVID-19 Safety Precautions:· Masks are required for anyone unloading materials for recycling. Employees will not be able to unload cars; residents should be prepared to unload their own materials.
Tree Giveaway Event – April 30
The City of Greenville and TreesUpstate are celebrating Arbor Day with a tree giveaway event on Friday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Conestee Park (840 Mauldin Road). A total of 200 trees will be available and residents can choose from 11 native species (limit one tree per family, while supplies last). Trees will be in 3-gallon containers and include planting instructions. Event staff will be set up near the entrance to the baseball stadium and attendees can drive or walk up. Vehicle occupants and walk-ups are asked to wear a mask when interacting with event staff.
The city has a website where residents can subscribe to receive a wide variety of electronic notifications, including board and commission meeting agendas, road closures and emergency alerts, just to name a few. https://www.greenvillesc.gov/list.aspx