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Recycling News and Events


2018 Event Schedule & Information


Next Event:         

    January 20 - Electronic Recycling & Paper Shredding
                     (Springdale Baptist Church, 357 Wattling Rd., W. Columbia, SC  29170)






- Do your part to properly dispose of used tires -


Recycling Information


Lexington County Recycling Brochure 

(recyclable items, curbside recycling, recycle locations and hours, For Sale - compost, mulch, compost bin) 


Curbside Recycling Collection

(See RC DIRTY DZN, for items NOT to be placed in Curbside rollcarts)


Recycling at Collection and Recycling Centers   

(11 Lexington County Centers)


Lexington County - Green Is Clean Month


Organics (clean wood and clippings) Recycling


* Backyard Composting


Some Harder to Recycle Items

(see also the Lexington County Recycling Brochure for more complete list)


Anti-Freeze and Cooking Oil Recycling


Used Motor Oil and/or Fuel Mixture Recycling  

Books - Hard Cover (try to reuse at the local library)
- very outdated books can still be recycled by removing the hardcovers and putting the contents of the book in Collection Center's  Newspaper/magazine container.

Carpet and Carpet Padding & Foam


Cooking Oil


Electronics Recycling 

(accepted at Edmund Landfill, scheduled events, and may also be recycled at Best Buy stores.  Learn more at 



- All eleven Collection and Recycle Centers and Edmund Landfill

- Home Improvement Retail Stores @ CFL Recycling area


Mattress & Box Spring

(accepted at Edmund Landfill)


Paint & Pesticides

(accepted during Household Hazardous Waste events (HHW), see Lexington County Event Information and Schedule sheet) 


Prescription Medication



(accepted at Edmund Landfill and selected Collection & Recycle Centers)   


Waste Wizard
- use the Waste Wizard on this website or download the mobile App from the App Store (Lexington County SC Solid Waste) to find recycling options for other materials

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