Mt. Pleasant moves to same-day pickup for trash on Monday

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) - Residents of Mount Pleasantwill now be able to leave out household garbage and other non-household wasteon the same day for pickup.

Town officials said the move to same-say service was done toreduce traffic on the roads and to streamline operations for the public servicesdepartment.

"Effective March 17, the sanitation crews will pick up yourtrash on the same day they pick up your garbage," said Public Services DirectorJody Peele.

Garbage includes any household waste. Trash means anythingfrom yard debris to old appliances and furniture.

The Charleston County recycling day remains the same,however.