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Dorchester County

County Recycling Coordinator: Charles W. Shutt
Location and Mailing Address: 2120 East Main Street, Dorchester, SC 29437
Phone: (843) 832-0700 Ext. 5077
Fax: (843) 832-0052
Website: Garbage and Recycling | Dorchester County, SC website

Brochure: Dorchester County Recycling Guide! The brochure includes a county map showing recycling locations as well as other county-specific recycling information.

Staffed Drop-Off Sites

  • Reevesville, 312 Meyers Road
  • Grover, 3551 Wire Road (SC 19)
  • Harleyville, 455 Seven Mile Road
  • Geddisville, 467 Geddisville Road
  • Dorchester, 312 Limestone Road
  • Ridgeville, 258 Campbell Thicket Road
  • Rosinville, 321 Deepwoods Road
  • St. George, 5365 Memorial Blvd.
  • Knightsville, 1941 Central Avenue
  • Givhans, 1458 Givhans Road
  • Oakbrook, 235 Old Fort Drive
  • Sandy Pines, DeLee Circle, Dorchester
  • HWY 61, 1344 Beech Hill Road
  • Miles Jamison Road, 130 Suburban Lane

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Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Reevesville, 312 Myers Road
  • HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Farmer oil (up to 55 gallons)
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Grover, 3551 Wire Road

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., packing boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Harleyville, 455 Seven Mile Road
  • HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., packing boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Geddisville, 467 Geddisville Road

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., packing boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Dorchester Convenience Site, 312 Limestone Road

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Household trash
    • Oil/gasoline mixtures
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Ridgeville, 258 Campbell Thicket Road, near Lieber Correctional Institute

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., packing boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Rosinville, 321 Deepwoods Road

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Farmer oil (up to 55 gallons)
    • Household Trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
    • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • St. George, 5365 Memorial Boulevard

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Brown goods (furniture and mattresses)
    • Cans (aluminum, steel)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
    • Cooking oil
    • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment)
    • Glass (green, brown, clear)
    • Household trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #7) No Styrofoam
    • Scrap metal (aluminum, steel and other metals)
    • Textiles (clothing, linens, hats, shoes, etc.)
    • Tires (Limit four tires per visit. NO off- road tires or big truck tires.)
    • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Knightsville Convenience Site 1941 Central Avenue Summerville SC 29483

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Brown goods (furniture and mattresses)
    • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cans (aluminum, steel)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Carpet padding
    • Cooking oil
    • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
    • Glass (green, brown, clear)
    • Household trash
    • Oil/gasoline mixtures
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #7) No Styrofoam
    • Scrap metal (aluminum, steel and other metals)
    • Textiles (clothing, linens, hats, shoes, etc.)
    • Tires (Limit four tires per visit. NO off- road tires or big truck tires.)
    • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

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    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Givhans, 1548 Givhans Road

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Brown goods (furniture and mattresses)
    • Cans (aluminum, steel)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
    • Glass (green, brown, clear)
    • Household trash Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - 7) No Styrofoam
    • Scrap Metal (aluminum, steel and other metals)
    • Tires (Limit four tires per visit. NO off- road tires or big truck tires.)
    • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Oakbrook (Old Fort), 235 Old Fort Drive - near the schools, off Parlor Avenue

    HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday)

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Brown goods (furniture and mattresses)
    • Cans (aluminum, steel)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Carpet padding
    • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
    • Cooking oil
    • Glass (green, brown, clear)
    • Household trash
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #7) No Styrofoam
    • Scrap metal (aluminum, steel and other metals)
    • Textiles (clothing, linens, hats, shoes, etc.)
    • Tires (Limit four tires per visit. NO off- road tires or big truck tires.)
    • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Sandy Pines, off of US Highway 78 (behind Oak Ridge Landfill), Delee Circle, Dorchester

    HOURS: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
    • Brown goods (furniture and mattresses)
    • Construction and demolition (C&D) debris
    • Scrap metal (aluminum, steel and other metals)
    • Tires (Limit four tires per visit. NO off- road tires or big truck tires.)
    • Yard trimmings (NO tree limbs longer than 4 feet long and 8 inches round. NO yard debris in plastic bags.)

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    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Highway 61/Sprucewood, 1344 Beech Hill Road, Summerville

    HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Antifreeze
    • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
    • Cans (aluminum, steel)
    • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
    • Cooking oil
    • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment)
    • Glass (green, brown, clear)
    • Household trash
    • Oil/gasoline mixtures
    • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
    • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #7) No Styrofoam
    • Textiles (clothing, linens, hats, shoes, etc.)
    • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

    Staffed Drop-Off Site

    • Miles Jamison Road, 130 Suburban Lane, Summerville

    HOURS: Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    SITE COLLECTS:

    • Yard trimmings ONLY (NO tree limbs longer than 4 feet long and 8 inches round. NO plastic bags.)

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    North Charleston, City of (incorporated area only)
    Contact: Greg Spencer
    Mailing Address: PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC 29419
    Phone: (843) 745-1026
    Fax: (843) 745-1099
    If you have questions about recycling in North Charleston, please call 843-720-7111.

    Summerville, Town of
    Contact: Dorothy Richards
    Location:
    200 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483
    Phone:
    (843) 851-5210
    Fax: (843) 832-8182

    CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

    • Cardboard
    • Paper (office paper, newspaper and inserts, magazines, unwanted mail)
    • Paper bags
    • Paperboard (e.g., shoe boxes, cereal boxes)
    • Telephone books
    • Plastics: 1 - 7; drink bottles, milk jugs, detergent bottles, butter tubs, dip containers and sour cream cartons
    • Aluminum and Tin: beverage cans, tins cans and all type of metal containers
    • Glass

    Non-recyclable items include food, Styrofoam, rubber bands, plastic bags, soiled paper, tissue paper, paper towels and wax-coated paper. Please call Waste Pro at 843-851-4225 with any questions.

    Additional Used Motor Oil Collection Sites

    Summerville

    • Yancey Street*
    • Advance Auto, 1652 North Main Street
    • Advance Auto, 857 Orangeburg Road
    • Advance Auto, 945 Bacon's Bridge Road
    • Auto Zone, 70 Trolley Road
    • Auto Zone, 1603 N. Main Street
    • Auto Zone, 1581 Central Avenue
    • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 9880 Dorchester Road
    • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1317 N. Main Street

    NOTE: Sites marked with an asterisk (*) also accept used oil filters and motor oil bottles.

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