Charleston County Recycling Locations

Charleston County

County Recycling Coordinator: Christina Moskos
Physical and Mailing Address: 13 Romney Street, Charleston, SC 29403-3844
Phone: (843) 720-7111
Fax: (843) 720-7115
Website: Charleston County Recycling Website

Curbside Collection

  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass, jars and bottles - brown, green and clear
  • Mixed paper - office paper, envelopes, junk mail, cards, books, paper bags, wrapping paper, newspaper, inserts, magazines
  • Paperboard - shoe boxes, gift boxes, soda boxes, food boxes, paper towel rolls, paper egg cartons
  • Plastic, bottles and containers
  • Steel cans
  • Telephone books

Areas provided with curbside collection include the City of Charleston, Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, James Island, Johns Island,Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Sullivan's Island and West Ashley.

Staffed County Convenience Centers

1. Signal Point, 1723 Signal Point Road, James Island 29412
    Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10AM - 6PM; CLOSED Monday and Sunday

2. Bees Ferry Landfill, 1344 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston 29414
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

3. Awendaw, 6380 Maxville Road, Awendaw 29429
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

4. Wadmalaw, 1558 Liberia Road, Wadmalaw 29487
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

5. Hollywood, 5305 Highway 165, Hollywood 29449
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

6. Adams Run, 8776 Old Jacksonboro Road, Adams Run 29426
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

7. Edisto, 2844 Highway 174, Edisto 29438
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

8. McClellanville, 1775 River Road, McClellanville 29458
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM; Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

9. Romney Street, 13 Romney Street, Charleston 29403
    Hours: *TEMPORARILY CLOSED*

SITES COLLECT:

  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large - refrigerators, washers, dryers (NOT accepted at Romney Street)
  • Batteries, lead-acid - car, truck, boat
  • Batteries, NiCad
  • Batteries - household
  • Bulbs - CFL light bulbs, fluorescent tubes
  • Cardboard
  • Glass, jars and bottles - brown, green, clear
  • Hazardous household materials (See a complete list of items accepted.)
  • Household electronics - televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers
  • Mixed paper - office paper, envelopes, junk mail, cards, books, paper bags, wrapping paper, magazines
  • Paint - oil and latex
  • Paperboard - shoe boxes, gift boxes, soda boxes, food boxes, paper towel rolls, paper egg cartons
  • Plastic, bottles and containers
  • Propane tanks (no caps)
  • Scrap metal
  • Steel cans
  • Telephone books
  • Tires (NOT accepted at Romney Street)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles - leave caps on
  • Yard trimmings

Unstaffed Drop-Off Sites

In addition to the staffed convenience centers listed above, there are approximately 20 drop-off sites located throughout the county that accept the following materials:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass, jars and bottles - brown, green and clear
  • Mixed paper - office paper, envelopes, junk mail, cards, books, paper bags, wrapping paper, newspapers and inserts, magazines
  • Paperboard - shoe boxes, gift boxes, soda boxes, food boxes, paper towel rolls, paper egg cartons
  • Plastic, bottles and containers
  • Steel cans
  • Telephone books

Recycling bins also are distributed at some locations. To see a complete listing of locations and the materials accepted, visit Charleston County's Website.

Compost for Sale

Vendor: Bees Ferry Landfill
Location: 1344 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 4PM; Saturday, 8AM - 3PM
Details: Compost sold loose for $8 per yard. Bagged compost is available for $3 per bag or fill your own 5 gallon bucket for 25 cents. Cash or checks ONLY.

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Retailer-Operated Used Motor Oil Collection Sites

Charleston

  • Advance Auto, 937 Folly Road, Charleston 29412
  • Advance Auto, 2575 Ashley River Road, Charleston 29414
  • Advance Auto, 1630 Highway 7, Charleston 29407
  • Advance Auto, 2217 Savannah Highway, Charleston 29414
  • Auto Zone, 1495 Savannah Highway, Charleston 29407
  • Auto Zone, 3641 Savannah Highway, Johns Island 29455
  • Pep Boys, 1550 Savannah Highway, Charleston 29407
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3951 W. Ashley Circle, Charleston 29414

James Island

  • Auto Zone, 1019 Folly Road, Charleston 29412

Mt. Pleasant

  • Advance Auto, 1677 Highway 17 N., Mt. Pleasant 29464
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 3000 Proprietors Place, Mt. Pleasant 29466

North Charleston

  • Advance Auto, 1945 Remount Road, North Charleston 29418
  • Advance Auto, 4894 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston 29418
  • Auto Zone, 3980 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston 29418
  • Auto Zone, 2010 Remount Road, North Charleston 29418
  • Auto Zone, 5365 Dorchester Road, North Charleston 29418
  • Auto Zone, 8385 Patriots Boulevard, North Charleston 29418
  • Pep Boys, 6240 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston 29418
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 4920 Centre Point Drive, North Charleston 29418

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