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Lexington County

Mulch Available

Mulch is available to residents, businesses and municipalities at the Edmund Landfill off Highway 302, Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per load for residents and $20 per ton for businesses and municipalities. Contact the Lexington County Solid Waste Department for more information at (803) 785-3340.

Recycle your cooking oil!

Properly dispose of used cooking oil by taking it to any Lexington County Collection and Recycling Center. Each center is equipped with a special container to capture used cooking oil.

Visit Lexington County's website: for more information about recycling cooking oil in your area.

Batesburg-Leesville, Town of

Contact: Joan Taylor 
Mailing Address: PO Box 2329, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070 
Phone
 (803) 532-4601
Fax: (803) 532-8453 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum)
  • Cardboard
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
       

Cayce, City of

Contact: Thomas White, Director of Sanitation
Location: 1800 12th Street Ext., Cayce, SC 29033
Mailing Address: PO Box 2004, Cayce, SC 29171
Phone: (803) 796-9020
Website: City of Cayce Recycling Web Page 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1-#7)

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Irmo, Town of

Contact: Whitt Cline
Location: 
7300 Woodrow Street, Irmo, SC 29063 
Mailing Address:
 PO Box 406, Irmo, SC 29063 
Phone:
 (803) 781-7050
Fax:
 (803) 749-2743
Website: Town of Irmo Recycling Web Page 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green and clear)
  • Paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts)
  • Plastic (bottles, jars and jugs)
     

Lexington County

County Recycling Coordinator: Dave Eger
Location and Mailing Address: 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073 
Phone: (803) 755-3325
Fax: (803) 755-3833
Website: Lexington County Recycling Website: 
Brochure: Lexington County Recycles! The brochure  includes a county map showing recycling locations as well as other county-specific recycling information.

To view or print a copy, click on the image of the brochure to the right.

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office paper
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Telephone books

Telephone Book Recycling

Telephone books can now be recycled year round in Lexington County. Simply take them to any county Drop-Off site and put them in the recycling container for newspaper. Lexington County residents also can recycle telephone books in their curbside recycling containers.

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Summit, 419 Sandpit Road, Leesville

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office paper
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Leesville, 702 S. Lee Street, Leesville

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Farmer oil (limit 55 gallons)
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office paper
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Ball Park Road, 301 Ball Park Road, Lexington
  • Edmund, 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington
  • Sandhills, 3241 Charleston Highway, Cayce

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITES COLLECT:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office paper
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Wood waste, clean (e.g., branches, stumps, clean lumber, pallets)

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Southeast, 538 Martin Neese Road, Swansea

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Farmer oil (limit 55 gallons)
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office paper
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Wood waste, clean (e.g., branches, stumps, clean lumber, pallets)

Staffed Drop-Off Sites

  • Hollow Creek, 125 Beulah Church Road, Gilbert
  • Pelion, 1325 S. Pine Street, Pelion
  • River Chase, 110 River Chase Way, Lexington

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITES COLLECT:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Office paper
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

 

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Bush River Road, 6109 Bush River Road, Columbia

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Office paper
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Wood waste

 

Staffed Drop-Off Site

  • Chapin, 103 Distant Lane, Chapin

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 
Sunday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (NO refrigerators or freezers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Magazines, newspaper, inserts and unwanted mail
  • Office Paper
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs, jars and other containers (e.g., butter tubs, yogurt cups, microwaveable trays, milk and orange juice cartons)
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone books
  • Textiles (e.g., clothes, shoes, sheets)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Wood waste

Lexington County Landfill

  • Landfill, 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington

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

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Antifreeze (limit 5 gallons - must be in a marked, sealed container)
  • Appliances, large (refrigerators and freezers are accepted for a fee. Please call (803) 785-3340 for details.)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat, lawn mower)
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet padding and foam rubber
  • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment) NOTE: Limit 5 per visit.
  • Glass bottles and jars (brown, green, clear)
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Oil/gasoline mixture
  • Paperboard (e.g., cereal boxes, shoe boxes)
  • Propane tanks
  • Refrigerators, freezers and freon tanks
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires (Call (803) 785-3340 for details.)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Wood waste, clean (e.g., branches, stumps, clean lumber, pallets)

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Lexington, Town of

Coordinator: Dan Walker
Mailing Address: PO Box 397, Lexington, SC 29071 
Phone: (803) 359-1027
Fax: (803) 951-4679

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Glass (green, brown and clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines and catalogs)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1-#7)
  • Yard trimmings
       

Springdale, Town of

Contact: Erica Hink Barton 
Mailing Address: 2915 Platt Springs Road, Springdale, SC 29170 
Phone:
 (803) 794-0408
Fax: (803) 791-0567 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)

West Columbia, City of

Contact: Jamie Hook 
Location: 200 North 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29171 
Mailing Address: PO Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171
Phone: (803) 739-4322 
Fax: (803) 739-6231 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts) 
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1-#2)

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Additional Used Motor Oil Collection Sites

Batesburg-Leesville

  • Advance Auto, 253 West Columbia Avenue 
  • Auto Zone, 137 East Columbia Avenue

Cayce

  • Advance Auto, 2459 Charleston Highway 

Gaston

  • Advance Auto, 5220 Highway 321
  • Auto Zone, 5211 Highway 321

Irmo/Lake Murray/Northwest

  • Advance Auto, 7537 Street Andrews Road 
  • Advance Auto, 249 Bush River Road
  • Auto Zone, 7236 Broad River Road  
  • Auto Zone, 6121 Street Andrews Road

Leesville

  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 115 East Church Street

Lexington

  • Advance Auto, 1003 West Main Street 
  • Advance Auto, 1852 South Lake Drive
  • Advance Auto, 4356 Augusta Road.
  • Auto Zone, 903 West Main Street 
  • Tractor Supply Company, 5589 Sunset Boulevard
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1780 S. Lake Drive
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 5556 Sunset Boulevard

West Columbia

  • Advance Auto, 104 12th Street 
  • Advance Auto, 801 Main Street
  • Auto Zone, 1637 Airport Boulevard
  • Auto Zone, 2933 Emanuel Church Road
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 2401 Augusta Road

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