FAQs

Trash/Recycling Services

The Town provides single-stream recycling collection, meaning all recyclables are placed in the recycle bin with no sorting. Recyclable materials are: Newspaper, magazines, and related fibrous products and cardboard that has been broken down to fit within the recycling container; glass containers (clear, brown, green); aluminum and steel cans; and plastic containers (#’s 1-7). The recycle logo and number is usually located on the bottom of the container. All recyclables need to be inside the 18 gallon container, anything else will not be taken. NON RECYCLABLE ITEMS: Plastic bags are not recyclable. PLEASE NO PLASTIC BAGS! Plastic bottle caps are not recyclable please remove them from all bottles.

Refer to pick up schedules for Trash and recycling as they may not be on the same day. The following holidays are observed by Waste Management and will cause the pickup schedule to move back by one day for the balance of the week that the holiday falls in. Those holidays are: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. See the following link for the pickup schedule.

For all household trash and recycling service related needs and general questions, please contact Waste Management's state of the art customer service center.  Contacting Waste Management directly will ensure that your issues and questions are handled with speed and accuracy.  You can contact them via phone, email or online.  They are open Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone:   888-964-9730
Email:   southatlantic-cs@wm.com
Online:  www.wm.com

For all household trash and recycling service related needs and general questions, please contact Waste Management's state of the art customer service center.  Contacting Waste Management directly will ensure that your issues and questions are handled with speed and accuracy.  You can contact them via phone, email or online.  They are open Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone:   888-964-9730
Email:    southatlantic-cs@wm.com
Online:  www.wm.com

The town does not pick up large or bulk items. Large or bulk Items that cannot fit in the town provided containers may be dropped off at one of several Beaufort County Convenience Centers free of charge.

Trash and recyclables can be dropped off at any one of several Beaufort County Convenience Centers.

See the following link for County sponsored drop off events.

Flooding/Drainage Concerns

Take bagged yard debris to one of the Beaufort County Convenience Centers. See the following link for the Convenience Center locations.

The Town does have a drainage maintenance program to ensure that certain storm drainage infrastructure is functioning properly.

You may contact the Town at 843 706-4500 or at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com to inquire about maintenance of storm drainage infrastructure.

Parks

They can be found at the following link.

Facilities can be rented for special events. An application can be found here.

Park hours are dawn to dusk, unless an events permit has been issued.

Smoking is prohibited at DuBois Park.

Smoking Ordinance

Signs/Road/Trail/Tree Maintenance

Contact the Town at 843 706-4500 or at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com. In the case of an emergency dial 911.

Contact the Town at 843 706-4500 or at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com. In the case of an emergency dial 911.

Contact the Town at 843 706-4500 or at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com. In the case of an emergency dial 911.

Contact the Town at 843 706-4500 or at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com. In the case of an emergency dial 911.

Septic Assistance

The Town of Bluffton provides assistance for Town residents that are in need of maintenance, repair, or replacement of their septic system. If you need support please fill out the Town’s Neighborhood Assistance Program Application

Land Disturbance

The Town’s Stormwater Ordinance can be found at the following link.

Article 5.10 provides information regarding the Stormwater design requirements for development, operation and maintenance of best management practices (BMPs), illicit discharges and connections, and the right to inspect any and all Stormwater Systems within the jurisdiction of the Town.

To learn more about what an NPDES Permit is please visit here.

Please report any flooding or drainage concerns to the Town of Bluffton at 843 706-4500 or email us at growthmanagementcs[at]townofbluffton.com.

To learn more about the State’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan please visit here.

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