As the population is increasing day by day, the environment should be clean and hygienic. In most of the cities the overflowed garbage bins are creating an unhygienic environment. This will further lead to the arise of different types of diseases. This will degrade the standard of living. To overcome these situations an efficient smart waste collection system has to be developed. As the scope of IoT is developing day by day effective methods can be found out easily. Various designs were proposed and have advantages as well as disadvantages. This paper is a survey based on Smart Waste Collection System based on IoT.