Solid Waste

Most Earlewood homes are in the City of Columbia, but a small number of properties in the neighborhood are considered to be within unincorporated Richland County. See below for information about trash pickup for City and County residents.

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City of Columbia Solid Waste Division

Solid Waste Division Website
Phone: 803-545-3800

  • Garbage and recycling collection is on Tuesday.
  • There are ordinances as to how long your roll cart garbage container can be on the curb. Roll carts may be set out the night before scheduled day of collection. They must be removed from the curb no later than 7:30 PM on the day of collection.
  • If you need a new roll cart garbage container or a recycling bin, contact 803-545-3800.
  • Large trash pick-up is each Monday. Ordinance requires homeowners to separate their vegetation (yard trash) from other debris such as broken lawn equipment, old furniture, broken down cardboard boxes, etc.