What Can I Recycle?

What can I recycle in Greenville County? (Hard to dispose items click HERE)

Antifreeze
Limit five gallons
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Aluminum Cans
Aluminum beverage cans, scrap aluminum, clean pie plates
Rinse and flatten
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, unstaffed drop-off boxes, and curbside

Appliances (white goods)
All metal appliances
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Automotive Petroleum Products
Used motor oil, filters, bottles, etc.
Limit five gallons. Over five gallons – Farmer Oil Tank at Twin Chimneys Landfill
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Batteries, Household and Lead-acid
Used automotive, marine, lawn mower and household
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Cardboard
Corrugated cardboard, Any cardboard boxes (except those with wax coating)
Flatten
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, unstaffed drop-off boxes, and curbside

CD’s
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Cooking Oil
Does not have to be in original container; it can be poured into the drum on site.
See attendant for placement
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Digital Cameras
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

E-Waste
Cell Phones, Computers and Computer Accessories, Printing Devices, TVs, Monitors, Laptops, Telephones of any type, Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), Global Positioning System (GPS)
Residential generation only. No dismantled electronics
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Eyeglasses
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Greeting Cards
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Lightbulbs
All light bulb types are accepted
See attendant for placement
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL)
Take in any expired, unbroken CFL and give it to the store associate at returns desk
Collected at all Home Depot stores nationwide.

Paper
Any type or color of paper
No wax coated paper
Do not tie in bundles or bag in plastic
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, unstaffed drop-off boxes, and curbside

Plastic Bottles and Jugs
All plastic bottles and jugs with a neck
Rinse, and flatten
No diapers, plastic grocery bags, flower pots, I.V. bags, or medical tubing
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, unstaffed drop-off boxes, and curbside

Printer Cartridges
Place in container provided
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Steel Cans
Steel food cans and aerosol cans
Rinse
No paint cans, clothes hangers, and cooking pots
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, and curbside (except Greer)

Tires
Passenger vehicle tires
All commercial truck, racing or tractor tires must be taken to Twin Chimneys Landfill
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers, Twin Chimneys Landfill, and curbside (except Fountain Inn and Travelers Rest)

Yard Debris
Tree limbs, leaves, grass clippings, etc.
Limbs cannot exceed 6′ in length and 6″ in diameter
Collected at Residential Waste and Recycling Centers (limited to three cubic yards per day) and Twin Chimneys Landfill

Banned Materials Disposal
S.C. Solid Waste Policy & Management Act of 1991 bans electronic waste, motor oil, yard waste, car batteries, white goods (appliances) and tires from the landfill. They are collected separately at Twin Chimneys and the Residential Waste & Recycling Facilities and recycled. Residential Waste and Recycling Facilities will not accept quantities greater than three cubic yards per day.

Hazardous Waste Disposal
We do not accept hazardous waste and/or liquid waste at the Residential Waste & Recycling Facilities. The S.C. Solid Waste Policy & Management Act of 1991 bans some hazardous materials from the landfill. Please call 243.9672 with questions about hazardous materials.

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