The Solid Waste division is responsible for the collection and recycling of waste materials. It operates several landfill and drop-off recycling centers. The division also maintains more than 15 recycling and collection centers. The Solid Waste division provides various public awareness and participation programs. It maintains and achieves compliance with the state and federal solid waste regulations. The division has a solid waste management fund that is supported by service fees collected from residents and commercial garbage depositors. The Solid Waste division is a part of the Department of Public Works, which is governed by the Spartanburg County Government in South Carolina. The department operates engineering and roads and bridges divisions.