Solid Waste Collection

Solid Waste Collection Tips

Apply for New Service

If you are a new resident in the City of Fountain Inn looking to start solid waste service please contact Public Works at (864) 409-3310.

Solid Waste Ordinance

This ordinance (PDF) will answer questions you may have concerning materials that the city will pick up.

Reminder: Be sure all trash is bagged before placing it in a container.

Trash Containers Service

Only one receptacle per residence, business, and the church will be picked up at no charge. Each additional receptacle picked up will be charged a user fee of $96 per year with a 2 receptacle limit per residence, business, and church.

  • New Containers: $80

Debris Pick Up

Normal Seasonal trimmings as tree limb cuttings, shrubbery, etc. will be collected by the city, if such work is done by the owner or resident and if such limbs, shrubbery, etc. are cut in not more than 6 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length and placed on a front corner of the owner's or resident's property near the street or public alley. If the work is done by a commercial tree cutter, then the owner or resident must contract with the tree cutter for carrying off the limbs, cuttings, shrubbery, etc.


If the tree limbs, cuttings, shrubbery, etc. do not meet the previously listed size and criteria, the following fees will be charged.

  • 1 Dump Trailer $25 per hour
  • 1 Dump Truck $45 per hour
  • 1 Street Loader $45 per hour
  • 3 Employees $58 per hour

The cost will be $173 per hour with a three-hour minimum for a total of $519 to be billed.