Charleston County Recycling Locations

Charleston County

County Recycling Coordinator: Christina Moskos
Physical and Mailing Address: 8099 Palmetto Commerce Parkways, North Charleston, SC 29456
Phone: (843) 720-7111
Fax: (843) 720-7115
Website: Charleston County Recycling Website

 

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (must be flattened and placed inside the cart)
  • Cartons (milk, juice, broth)
  • 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 ONLY
  • Steel/tin cans

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

 

Staffed County Convenience Centers

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

2. Bees Ferry Landfill, 1344 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston 29414

3. Awendaw, 6380 Maxville Road, Awendaw 29429

4. Wadmalaw, 1558 Liberia Road, Wadmalaw 29487

5. Hollywood, 5305 Highway 165, Hollywood 29449

6. Adams Run, 8776 Old Jacksonboro Road, Adams Run 29426

7. Edisto, 2844 Highway 174, Edisto 29438

8. McClellanville, 1775 River Road, McClellanville 29458

     Hours of Operation for Centers 2-8:
     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 6PM
     Wednesday and Sunday, 1PM - 6PM

CENTERS COLLECT:

  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances, large (refrigerators, washers, dryers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Batteries, NiCad
  • Batteries, household
  • Bulbs (CFL light bulbs, fluorescent tubes)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass, jars and bottles
  • 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 ONLY
  • Propane tanks (no caps)
  • Scrap metal
  • Steel/tin cans
  • Telephone books
  • Tires
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles (leave caps on)
  • Yard waste

NOTE: the Signal Point Road Center (1716 Signal Point Road, Charleston 29412) is not a full service convenience center. Yard waste, household garbage, construction & demolition debris, scrap metal, appliances and propane tanks are not accepted at this location.

 

Unstaffed Drop-Off Sites

In addition to the staffed convenience centers listed above, there are approximately 14 drop-off sites located throughout the county that accept the following materials at certain locations:

  • 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 ONLY
  • Steel cans

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: McGill Bees Ferry
Location: 1344 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 4PM; Saturday, 8AM - 3PM; CLOSED Sunday
Details: Fill your own 5-gallon bucket with compost for $1. Cash or checks ONLY. Bulk compost available at local garden supply retailers only.

To find a location to purchase McGill's Bees Best Compost in bulk, visit www.mcgillcompost.com.

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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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