Household trash is accepted in 30 gallon bags only. Bags may be purchased from the town, or you may use your own.Recycling Center
Ronnie Duncan (Operator)
Location: Route 26A, Greenville
Hours of operation: Mon, Wed, Sat 8am–2pm
Located on route 26A in Greenville (sign on Route 81, just east of the town center), the Recycling Center is open three days a week. If you are not sure whether something is accepted, please read the FAQ below before calling us. It could save you a trip!
Frequently Asked Questions
What recyclable items are accepted for FREE?
Corrugated cardboard (flattened & bundled)
Glass bottles and jars (rinsed with tops removed)
Magazines (bagged or tied)
Newspapers (bagged or tied)
Soft plastic bottles with plastic codes 1,2,3,4,5 (rinsed with tops removed)
What recyclable items are NOT accepted?
Containers with hard plastic codes 4, 6, 7
Glass products (e.g. light bulbs, window panes, clay pots
Contaminated plastics (e.g. antifreeze containers, oil containers)
What household garbage is accepted FOR A FEE
Household trash is accepted in 30 gallon bags only. Bags may be purchased from the town, or you may use your own. Refrigerators, Freezers, and Air Conditioners are accepted for $7.50.
What garbage is NOT ACCEPTED at the Recycling Center
Paints, thinners, primers
TV's and electronics
Construction and demolition debris (including all wood, rock, shingles)
IN ANY EVENT THE GREENVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS CLOSED FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE RECYCLING CENTER WILL ALSO BE CLOSED.
Greene County Annual
Household Hazard Waste Collection
This usually occurs each June in Athens at the
Greene County Highway Dept. See link below.
Be sure to separate, sort, and organize all recycling items before you bring it in for recycling. Unsorted recyclables will not be accepted.