Garbage Collection & Recycling

Isle of Palms Public Works

The Isle of Palms Public Works Department is located at 1303 Palm Boulevard and is responsible for the collection of garbage and yard debris in Wild Dunes.

1303 Palm Boulevard
Post Office Drawer 508
Isle of Palms, South Carolina 29451
(843) 886-8956
(843) 886-5762 Fax

Garbage Collection

Once a week (Tuesday) from September 6, 2022 – May 29, 2023.

Twice per week (Tuesdays and Fridays) from June 5, 2023 – August 29, 2023.

Acceptable Yard Debris

All yard debris must be in paper bags or containers. Plastic bags cannot be accepted. DO NOT PLACE YARD DEBRIS ON WILD DUNES CUL DE SACS or along PALMETTO DRIVE. Debris must be placed in front of resident’s home.

  • Routine Landscaping Trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Grass Clippings
  • Logs, Limbs, Brush not more than 4 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter.

Please place yard debris (trimmings, leaves and grass clippings) in a biodegradable bag for pickup. Please do not mix garbage with yard debris. Please do not obstruct water meters, stormwater collection boxes, sewer manhole covers, fire hydrants or utility boxes.

Charleston County Recycling

Recycling is every other Wednesday. Please visit for more information. In January, it will be the 2nd and 4th Wednesday.

However, during the summer influx, it will change to once a week (Wednesdays) from June 5, 2023 – August 29, 2023.

2022 Charleston County Recycling Schedule (PDF)