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Dorchester County North Charleston, City of Summerville, Town of County Recycling Coordinator INFORMATION YOU CAN USE
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Dorchester County

County Recycling Coordinator: Carolyn Tomlinson
Location and mailing address: 2120 East Main Street, Dorchester, SC 29437
Phone: (843) 832-0070 
Fax: (843) 832-0052 
Web site: www.dorchestercounty.net

   
     

Staffed Drop-off Sites

  • Reevesville, 312 Meyers Rd.
  • Grover, 3551 Wire Rd. (SC 19)
  • Harleyville, 455 Seven Mile Rd.
  • Dorchester, 312 Limestone Rd.
  • Ridgeville, 258 Campbell Thicket Rd., 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)

SITES COLLECT:

  • Aluminum
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Cans (aluminum, steel),
  • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., packing boxes)
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
 
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

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Staffed Drop-off Site

  • Rosinville, 321 Deepwoods Rd.

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

SITES COLLECT:

  • Aluminum
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
  • Cooking oil
  • Farmer oil (up to 55 gallons)
 
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper, unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

 

Staffed Drop-off Site

  • St. George, 5365 Memorial Blvd.

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

SITES COLLECT:

  • Aluminum
  • Antifreeze
  • 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
  • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment)
 
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • 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 Sites

  • Knightsville (Bucks), on Central Ave., 1/8th mile west of the Summerville Speedway

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

SITES COLLECT:

  • Aluminum
  • Antifreeze
  • 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
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
 
  • Oil/gasoline mixtures
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • 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 Rd.

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:

  • Aluminum
  • 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
 
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • 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), near the schools, off Parlor Ave.

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:

  • Aluminum
  • Antifreeze
  • 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
 
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • 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 Hwy. 78 (behind Oak Ridge Landfill), Delee Circle, Dorchester

HOURS: Monday, Wednesday andFriday, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Thursday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

SITE COLLECTS:

  • Appliances, large (e.g., refrigerators, washers, dryers)
  • 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

  • Hwy. 61/Sprucewood, 1344 Beech Hill Rd., Summerville

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:

  • Aluminum
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Cardboard, corrugated (e.g., shipping boxes)
  • Carpet padding
  • Cooking oil
  • Electronics, household (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment)
 
  • Glass (green, brown, clear)
  • Oil/gasoline mixtures
  • Paper (newspaper and inserts, magazines, catalogs, office paper and unwanted mail)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5)
  • Used motor oil, oil filters and oil bottles

 

Yard Trimmings Collection Sites

The following two sites accept yard trimmings in Dorchester County:

  • Miles Jamison Road, 130 Suburban Ln., Summerville
  • Sandy Pines, off of U.S.  Hwy. 78, (behind Oak Ridge Landfill) Delee Circle, Dorchester

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

SITES COLLECT:

  • 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, N. Charleston, SC 29419
Phone: (843) 745-1026
Fax: (843) 745-1099

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Cans (aluminum, steel)
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
 
  • Paper (computer paper, brown paper bags, magazines, mixed paper, newspaper and inserts)

NOTE: Curbside collection is administered by Charleston County Recycling. If you have questions about curbside recycling in North Charleston, please call 843-720-7111.

 

Summerville, Town of 

Contact: Dorothy Richards
Location:
200 S. Main St. , Summerville, SC 29483
Phone:
(843) 851-5210
Fax: (843) 832-8182

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

  • Aluminum foil and pie pans
  • Cans (aluminum, aerosol, steel)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Motor oil bottles (with tops on)
  • Paint cans (empty)
  • Paper (office paper, newspaper and inserts, magazines, unwanted mail)
 
  • Paper bags
  • Paperboard (e.g., shoe boxes, cereal boxes)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1, #2)
  • Telephone books

 

Additional Used Motor Oil Collection Sites

Summerville

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

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

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For the most up-to-date information, please call the contact listed.


This Web page was last updated on November 27, 2012.