Litter and Waste

Glass Recycling 

Did you know that most of the glass that people think they are recycling ends up going into landfills? The city partners with Fisher Recycling, to recycle 100% of glass collected in our community. In 2023, the IOP community recycled approximately 8 tons of glass!

Isle of Palms drop site locations:

  • Carmen R. Bunch Park next to Harris Teeter shopping center
  • Isle of Palms Marina at 41st Avenue

 

Smart Composting

Isle of Palms residents can now recycle food scraps for free. In 2023, the IOP community recycled approximately 8 tons of food scraps! 

1. Drop off your food scraps at designated drop sites. 

2. Home Composting: utilize your yard or patio and keep your compost for use in your home garden.

Isle of Palms drop site locations:

  • Carmen R. Bunch Park, next to Harris Teeter shopping center
  • Isle of Palms Marina at 41st Avenue 

Sign up is required.