Q: Can I donate leftover paint?
A: If you have leftover, unwanted paint that is in good condition, you can donate it to nonprofits & other agencies in your area for reuse in remodeling, set design and other applications. Organizations that accept unwanted paint include high school drama departments, community theater groups, schools, charities and places of worship.
Augusta/CSRA Habitat for Humanity & Keep America Beautiful will also gladly accept unwanted paint.
Q: Can paint be dried out, then thrown away?
A: Latex, water-based & acrylic paints can be disposed of in this manner. As long as these paints are fully dried, you can throw them into your household trash can leaving the lid off.
However, latex and water-based paints can be recycled into new products, such as concrete, cement and other additives. So, it’s always better to recycle your paint to conserve resources. Do not throw wet paint in your trash can at any point in time.
Q: Can paint cans and lids be recycled?
A: Steel paint cans are recyclable, make sure they are emptied and washed out in order to be accepted.
Q: What can we recycle?
A: Paper & Cardboard: Boxes, Cardboard, Catalogs, Copy Paper, Colored Paper, Envelopes, Junk Mail, Newspaper, Magazines, Manila Inserts, Paper Bags, Paper Packaging, Telephone Books, and White Paper.
Plastics: Bleach/Detergent Bottles, Dressing Bottles, Juice Jugs, Milk Jugs, Shampoo Bottles, Soft Drink Bottles, Water Bottles/Jugs. Look for recycling symbol with #1 through #2.
Glass & Metal: Beverage Cans, Foil, Bottles, Jars, Jugs, Cans, Scrap Metal/span>
Q: How does ‘single stream recycling’ work?
A: All of your trash & recycling are going to a recycling center where there the recycling is pulled out then true trash goes to a landfill. Papers/cardboard’s can get contaminated so it’s suggested to place in a plastic bag.
Q: How do I get rid of trees from a storm?
A: Our Company doesn’t have the equipment to remove trees so we’d ask that you call a tree service. We can only remove lawn or garden vegetation. Example: Leaves, grass clippings, bundles of shrubs/limbs, brush, flowers, roots (no dirt) from lawn & garden.
Q: How do I get rid of bulk item, for example a couch?
A: You can donate to a local charity, take to the drop off facility on Columbia Road for a fee or have your trash haulers remove with a possible fee attached. Call the office for details.
Q: Do you have dumpsters or roll-offs?
A: No. We currently do not offer this service.
Q: Are there additional or hidden fees for your service?
A: No. You are quoted a flat rate & no other fees are attached.
Q: When is my bill due?
A: The bill is due at the beginning of each quarter by the due date. If unpaid a reminder notice will be mailed out & late fees attached. Failure to pay will result in your household waste being left by the curb as an alert to contact the office. If still unpaid the can will be removed & service terminated. To restart service requires a $25 reinstatement fee.
Q: Can I place my account on auto draft?
A: Yes. Credit, debit or checking is all accepted. Call the office for details.
Q: When will my service be affected during a holiday?
A: Only if the holiday falls on your day of service. You will receive a makeup day. All other days will not be affected. Always have your waste by the curb at 6:30 a. m. or the night prior.