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Collection and Recycling Centers
(Residential use only, No commercial use)




On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the Collection Center at 3241 Charleston Highway will be closed for final stages of reconstruction and will reopen on Friday, November 4th.  The new Entrance/Exit will be through the traffic light intersection to improve safety for residents.




Collection and recycling centers

map tour


This Map Tour provides an image tour of the Collection and Recycling Centers in Lexington County. 


Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday



Other Closings

Closed New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Inclement weather or other emergency situations may result in temporary closings of some or all collection and recycling centers on a per incident basis. Every effort will be made to notify the public if such closings are required.




Items Accepted

Household garbage compactor - house trash, items containing food debris, incidentals.


Yard Trash compactor - Home and yard debris (e.g. unclean wood debris, furniture, home accessories, yard accessories etc.)


Clean Wood waste compactor - (NO plastic bags/non-biodegradable containers, NO trash) includes clean yard debris (ie., grass clippings, pine straw, leaves, plant trimmings, branches), clean/untreated lumber and pallets (accepted at Ball Park, Bush River, Chapin, Edmund, Sandhills, and Southeast Collection Centers).  Tree branches greater than 4 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter must be brought to the Edmund Landfill.  Clean wood waste is brought to the Lexington County Wood Grinding and Compost Facility where it is processed and made into compost and mulch for residents, municipalities and businesses.


Recyclable Material compactors/trailers/bins - various separated items are accepted for recycling in appropriate container.  See "Recyclables Accepted" below.


Recyclables Accepted (categorized by type and collection container/trailer)


    - Aluminum cans, aluminum trays

    - Steel cans (place in scrap metal container)

Glass Bottles and Jars (separated by color)

    - Clear

    - Brown

    - Green and Blue

Paper (separated by type)

    - Cardboard - Corrugated cardboard and paperboard (cereal, shoe boxes, etc)

    - Newspaper & Magazine

          = envelopes (non-padded)
          = junk mail
          = Magazines
          = Newspaper and inserts
          = Paper
          = Phone books
          = Soft-bound books (remove hard-bound book covers)
          = Wrapping paper

    - Office Paper (bills, writing paper, printer paper)

Plastic (#1 - #7 only)

    - bottles, jugs and jars

          = drinking bottles and jugs
          = Frozen dinner trays
          = Orange juice and milk cartons (rinse, leave cap off and place in plastic container)
          = Yogurt and butter containers

    - buckets (without metal handles)

    - container & lids


    - (vehicle & small equipment lead acid rechargeable)

Books - Hard Cover - accepted in the book container at the Ball Park and the Bush River Collection Centers

Fluorescent Bulbs (up to 4 feet in length, longer ones accepted at Edmund Landfill)

Foam rubber/carpet padding (no waffle pad) - accepted at all centers EXCEPT Chapin and Hollow Creek Collection Centers

Liquids and Petrolium Related Products

    - Anti-Freeze
    - Cooking Oil
    - Oil filters and oil bottles
    - Used motor oil (five gallon limit), gasoline mixtures 

Scrap Metal (stove, microwave, grill, bicycle, scrap metal, etc.)

Textiles (slightly used/reuseable - clothing, shoes, sheets, kitchen utensils, etc.)

Tires (limit 4 per household/day) - accepted at Ball Park, Bush River, Chapin, Sandhills, Southeast and Summit Collection Centers and the Edmund Landfill.  Loads over 4 tires and commercially generated tires accepted only at the Edmund Landfill.  A handling fee is assessed.


Not Accepted at Collection and Recycling Centers

Appliances (refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner)*
Carpet for recycling (clean & dry)*

Household Electronics* (Computers, Printers, TVs, also collected during scheduled Electronic events)
Propane tanks*

Household Hazardous Waste (collected during scheduled HHW events)

Garbage generated from businesses

Recyclables from businesses*


 * (These items are collected at the Lexington County Edmund Landfill (498 Landfill Ln, Lexington) where they are sorted and recycled.)


Collection and Recycling Centers


 NameStreet AddressGeneral Location
Ball Park Road

301 Ball Park Road

Lexington, SC  29072


West of Lexington off Hwy. 1, near "Wildcat Hollow"
Bush River Road

6109 Bush River Road

Columbia, SC  29212


Located East of Lake Murray Dam, near Hwy. 60 intersection

103 Distant Lane

Chapin, SC  29036


Located at Westwood Road, approx. 1 mile off St. Peters Church Road

325 Landfill Lane

Lexington, SC  29073


Located off Hwy 302, adjacent to the Lexington County Landfill
Hollow Creek

125 Beulah Church Road

Gilbert, SC  29054


Located off Hwy. 378, next to the Hollow Creek Fire Department

702 South Lee Street

Leesville, SC  29070


Located south of Batesburg-Leesville, near S. Brodie Road

1325 South Pine Street

Pelion, SC  29123


Located on Hwy. 302, south of Pelion Fire Department
River Chase

110 River Chase Way

Lexington, SC  29072


Located off Corley Mill Road & Hwy 378 at I-20

3241 Charleston Hwy.

Cayce, SC 29033


Located on Hwy. 321 near Bray Park & Old Landfill site

538 Martin Neese Road

Swansea, SC 29160


Located off Hwy. 6 on Martin Neese Road

419 Sandpit Road

Leesville, SC  29070


Located between Quinton Richard Road and Dixie Street in Summit