Environmental & Recycling Services
The mission of the Darlington County Environmental & Recycling Services Department is to provide quality collection services that provide disposal opportunities in a convenient and efficient manner for the residents of Darlington County while at the same time reducing the amount of solid waste disposed through the reduction and reuse of waste stream.
To provide an everyday convenient living for the citizens of Darlington County to recycle and dispose of household garbage as well as yard debris. We have thirteen recycling centers located throughout Darlington County. Each of the recycling centers has containers for newspaper, plastic bottles, cardboard, household garbage. Etc. We do not at this time accept tires at the recycling centers. Tires must be drop off at the landfill.
- All loads of trash or yard waste must be secured and covered by a tarp during transit to prevent litter. For more information, contact the Litter Control Coordinator at 843-398-4011.
- To report illegal dumping, call 843-398-4011.
Items Recycled in Darlington County
Newspapers, inserts and magazines with glossy pages are accepted. Items including books, writing or office paper, unwanted mail and wrapping paper ARE NOT accepted.
Soft drink bottles, milk jugs and most plastic bottles marked by a #1 or #2 recycling symbol are accepted. Plastic bags and styrofoam ARE NOT accepted.
No more than 10 gallons of Used motor oil will be accepted per visit. Do not remove caps on bottles. Drain oil filters completely (puncture oil filters to drain completely). Antifreeze, gasoline, paint thinner and solvents ARE NOT accepted.
Clothing, shoes, belts, purses, hats, towels, household linens, blankets and clean stuffed animals are collected for reuse.
|What To Recycle||How To Recycle||Where To Recycle|
|ALUMINUM CANS||Beverage cans only - no pie pans, foil, etc.||Rinse & crush.||Recycling Stations|
|APPLIANCES AND SCRAP METAL||Metal appliances and scrap metal||Put in scrap metal box.||Recycling Stations|
|BATTERIES, LEAD-ACID||Car, truck, boat, motorcycle and utility vehicle||If leaking, place in secure containers.||Recycling Stations|
|CARDBOARD, CORRUGATED||Corrugated and pasteboard (cereal) boxes - no plastic or wax-coated boxes||Flatten. Must be clean and dry. Remove all packaging.||Recycling Stations|
|GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS||See details below.||Discard caps and rinse. DO NOT BREAK!||Recycling Stations|
|METAL "TIN" CANS||All food cans - no aerosol (spray) cans, non-food cans (like shaving cream or cleaning products)||Rinse cans well and push lids inside.||Recycling Stations|
|MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS||See details below.||Do not tie or bag. Keep them dry.||Recycling Stations|
|PLASTIC BOTTLES||See details below.||Rinse and flatten||Recycling Stations|
|OIL, FILTERS AND OIL BOTTLES||Used motor oil, filters and bottles from cars and trucks||See details below.||Recycling Stations|
|TEXTILES||See details below.||Clean and dry items only.||Recycling Stations|
|TIRES||Auto, pickup and truck tires (large tires accepted at landfill only).||Four tires per day will be accepted with proof of residency in Darlington County.||Landfill|
Darlington County Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill
NO FEE is charged to Darlington County residents using this landfill. HOURS: Mon. - Fri. 8a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8a.m. - Noon. Check in at Scale House.