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Edmund Wood Grinding and Compost Facility

 

Wood Grinding and Compost Facility Announcements

 

Bagged Compost Now Available!

Bagged and bulk Compost is now available for pick-up by residents, businesses or municipalities at the Edmund Wood Grinding and Compost Facility located at 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29072. Lexington County Compost is high carbon/low nitrogen product made from clean wood waste, greenery, grass clippings, and leaves. We are a proud participant of the US Composting Council; our compost is certified through the US Composting Council Seal of Testing Assurance Program.  Our compost is also a Certified South Carolina Product®.

                                           

 

Charges for the COMPOST:

$2.00 per Bag - 1.5 cu.ft./40 lb 

$10 per Ton (approximately 2.5 cubic yards) 

  *Average load for a standard pick-up truck or small trailer is about a 1/2 ton.

  

Shredded Wood Mulch Available

Shredded Wood Mulch is available for pick-up by residents, businesses or municipalities at the Edmund Wood Grinding and Compost Facility located at 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29072. Please note that shredded mulch has not been refined, colored or treated and is not recommended for use directly against a residence or building. Mulch is suitable for around trees, gardens, erosion control areas, along water ways or trails.

 

Charges for the MULCH:

$10 per Ton (approximately 3.6 cubic yards) 

  *Average load for a standard pick-up truck or small trailer is about a 1/2 ton.

 

For more information, please contact the Lexington County Solid Waste Management Department at 803-755-3325.

 

Help Turn Wood Waste Into Compost

Currently, yard debris is buried in the Lexington County Edmund C&D Landfill. Grinding the clean wood waste will extend the life of the landfill. For more information on wood waste grinding, contact the Edmund Landfill at (803) 755-3325.

 

Clean wood waste such as clean (untreated) lumber, pallets, stumps, branches, shrubbery, greenery, leaves, pine straw, grass clippings (NO PLASTIC BAGS or CONTAINERS) are accepted at the Edmund Landfill (498 Landfill Lane, Lexington).  Also the Clean Wood Waste compactor of selected Collection and Recycle Centers will accept Christmas trees and other clean wood waste listed above, but no greater than 4 feet in length and 4 inches in diameter.  NO PLASTIC BAGS - paper bags are acceptable

 

Accepting - Collection and Recycle Centers

    • Ball Park (301 Ball Park Rd, Lexington)
    • Bush River (6109 Bush River Rd, Columbia)
    • Chapin (103 Distant Ln, Chapin)
    • Edmund (325 Landfill Ln, Lexington)
    • Sandhills (3241 Charleston Hwy, Cayce)
    • Southeast (538 Martin Neese Rd, Swansea)

Before coming to the landfill or collection and recycle center, separate the clean wood material from other trash and construction debris.  

Accepted as Clean Wood Waste:

  • Pallets
  • Wood Crates
  • Clean (untreated) Lumber
  • Stumps
  • Logs
  • Branches/Limbs
  • Brush
  • Shrubbery
  • Leaves (NO plastic bags)
  • Pine Straw (NO plastic bags)
  • Grass Clippings (NO plastic bags)

NOT Accepted as Clean Wood Waste:

  • PLASTIC BAGS (with any of the above clean wood waste)
  • Furniture
  • OSB/Plasterboard
  • Painted Wood
  • Root Mats
  • Treated Lumber