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Cherokee County

Asbury-Rehobeth  (unincorporated area only)
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Blacksburg, Town of
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Cherokee County
County Recycling Coordinator: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231
Website: http://www.cherokeecountysc.com/id28.html
Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • 1602 Overbrook Drive (Drive-thru service with attendants to unload materials) 

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Books
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment) – Fee Required
  • Farmer oil
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Oil/gasoline mixtures
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, mixed office, magazines)
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books
  • Tires
  • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

Unstaffed Drop-Off Site

  • 192 Lemuel's Road, entrance to the landfill, Gaffney

HOURS: Monday - Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

SITE COLLECT:

  • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
  • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment) – Fee Required**
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires
  • Used motor oil, filters and oil bottles

NOTE: Located just inside the gate of the landfill entrance are additional containers for cardboard and tires. Call (864) 487-2760 or (864) 487-2537 for more information.

Unstaffed Drop-Off Sites

  • Antioch Fire Department, 937 Antioch Road at Elm Street
  • Buffalo Fire Department, 137 Blackwell Road
  • Cherokee Falls/King's Creek/Cashions Crossroads Fire Department, 984 Old Chester Road
  • Draytonville/McKown's Mtn./Wilkinsville Fire Department, 538 McKown's Mountain Road
  • Cherokee Creek Fire Department, 410 Buck Shoals Road at Bonner Road
  • Goucher-White Plains Fire Department, 579 Goucher School Road
  • Blacksburg Fire Department, Cherokee Street

HOURS: 24 hours

SITES COLLECT:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, mixed office, magazines)
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Used motor oil, filters and oil bottles accepted at ALL sites above except for Blacksburg Fire Department

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Cherokee Falls  (unincorporated area only)
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear),
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Corinth  (unincorporated area only)
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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East Gaffney  (unincorporated area only)
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Gaffney, City of
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Grassy Pond  (unincorporated area only)
Contact: Gaylan Pennington
Location and mailing address: 138 Public Works Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-2760 
Fax: (864) 487-6231

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (drained)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts, unwanted mail, office paper)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

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Additional Used Motor Oil Collection Sites
Blacksburg 

  • Town of Blacksburg Maintenance Shop, 200 Osee Street off US 29*

Gaffney

  • Asbury/Rehoboth Fire Department, 587 Union Hwy.*
  • Grassy Pond Fire Department, 168 School Road*
  • Corinth Fire Department, 484 Corinth Road*
  • Macedonia Fire Department, Macedonia Road north of I-85*
  • Twin Rivers Fire Department, Hickory Grove Road at Corinth Road*
  • Advance Auto, 1402 W. Floyd Baker Blvd.
  • Auto Zone, 105 N. Logan Street
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 165 Walton Drive

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

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