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Lexington County Recycling Programs
Batesburg-Leesville, Town of Cayce, City of Irmo, Town of Lexington County Lexington, Town of
Springdale, Town of West Columbia, City of Additional Used Oil Collection Sites County Recycling Coordinator Disclaimer
     

Mulch Available ...

Mulch is now 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 Web Site for more information about recycling cooking oil in your area.

 
Waste Reduction School of the Year
   

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
Web: 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 St., Irmo, SC 29063
Mailing Address:
PO Box 406, Irmo, SC 29063
Phone:
(803) 781-7050
Fax:
(803) 749-2743
Web: Town of Irmo Recycling Web Page

CURBSIDE COLLECTION:

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

Lexington County  

County Recycling Coordinator: Amanda Edwards
Location and mailing address: 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073 
Phone: (803) 785-3340
Fax: (803) 755-3833
Web: Lexington County Recycling Web Site
Brochure: Lexington County Recycles!

The brochure Lexington County Recycles! includes a county map showing recycling locations. It also includes 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 Sites

  • Summit, 419 Sandpit Rd., Leesville

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

 

Staffed Drop-off Sites

  • Leesville, 702 S. Lee St., Leesville

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
  • 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 Rd., Lexington
  • Edmund, 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington
  • Sandhills, 3241 Charleston Hwy., Cayce

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
  • Wood waste, clean (e.g., branches, stumps, clean lumber, pallets)

 

Staffed Drop-off Site

  • Southeast, 538 Martin Neese Rd., 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 Site

  • Hollow Creek, 125 Beulah Church Rd., Gilbert
  • Pelion, 1325 S. Pine St., 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.

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

 

Staffed Drop-off Site

  • Bush River Road, 6109 Bush River Rd., 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 Sites

  • Chapin, 103 Distant Lane, Chapin

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
  • 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
  • Refigerators, freezers and freon tanks
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires (Call 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: Charles Garren
Location: 200 North 12th St., 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 W. Columbia Ave. 
  • Auto Zone, 137 E. Columbia Ave.

Cayce

  • Advance Auto, 2459 Charleston Hwy. 

Gaston

  • Advance Auto, 5220 Hwy. 321
  • Auto Zone, 5211 Hwy. 321

Irmo/Lake Murray/Northwest

  • Advance Auto, 7537 St. Andrews Rd. 
  • Advance Auto, 249 Bush River Rd.
  • Auto Zone, 7236 Broad River Rd.  
  • Auto Zone, 6121 St. Andrews Rd.

Leesville

  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 115 E. Church St.

Lexington

  • Advance Auto, 1003 W. Main St. 
  • Advance Auto, 1852 South Lake Dr.
  • Advance Auto, 4356 Augusta Rd..
  • Auto Zone, 903 W. Main St. 
  • Tractor Supply Company, 5589 Sunset Blvd.
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1780 S. Lake Dr.
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 5556 Sunset Blvd.

West Columbia

  • Advance Auto, 104 12th St. 
  • Advance Auto, 801 Main St.
  • Auto Zone, 1637 Airport Blvd.
  • Auto Zone, 2933 Emanuel Church Rd.
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 2401 Augusta Rd.

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This Web page was last updated on February 18, 2014.