City of West Columbia Thanksgiving Closing and Sanitation Information
West Columbia, SC (November 19, 2018, at 11:25 AM) – The City of West Columbia City Hall will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018. Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 26, 2018.
The City of West Columbia will not collect garbage, trash or recyclable items on Thursday, November 22, 2018, or Friday, November 23, 2018, in observance of Thanksgiving. Customers normally receiving sanitation services on Thursdays will have their garbage ONLY collected on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
As a reminder:
Do not mix household trash, yard trash or recyclable items. Each is collected separately.
Yard trash may be bagged or placed at the roadside in loose piles.
Burning trash is prohibited within the city limits.
Limbs must be broken or trimmed to a manageable size, not exceeding six (6) feet in length or six (6) inches in diameter. The city reserves the right to limit the amount of trash picked up for any property and DOES NOT remove yard trash from lot clearing activities.
Removal of debris from home construction, repairs or remodeling is the responsibility of the contractor or the property owner.
The city will collect certain discarded appliances by special request. Please call the West Columbia Sanitation Department at (803) 791-1880 for information about disposal or to schedule collection.
The following items currently are being collected for recycling:
Plastic bottles and containers (no motor oil)
Newspapers, magazines, cardboard, and mail
Glass beverage and food containers
Aluminum and metal cans
Sanitation customers may call the customer service at (803) 791-1880 with any questions about the sanitation schedule between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Emergencies occurring after hours and on weekends and holidays should be reported to the West Columbia Police Department at 803.794.0721.