McCormick County Recycling Locations

McCormick County

County Recycling Coordinator: Jay Patterson, Tri-County Solid Waste Authority (TCSWA)
Physical Address: 14 Transfer Drive, Johnston, SC 29832
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 568, Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 275-5345
Fax: (803) 275-5291

Notice: Due to issues with Covid-19, Tri-County Solid Waste Authority has temporarily stopped plastic collection. Please check back for updates. 

Staffed County Recycling Centers:

1. McCormick, 1471 S. Main Street, McCormick 29835
    Phone: (864) 852-0052

2. Hamilton Branch, 10903 SC Highway 28 South, Modoc 29838
    Phone: (864) 333-2708

3. Lost Wilderness, 548 Lost Wilderness Road, Clarks Hill 29821
    Phone: (864) 333-2077

4. Willington, 129 Old School Road, McCormick 29835
    Phone: (864) 391-2872

    Hours of All Centers:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 7AM - 7PM
    Sunday, 3PM - 7PM
    CLOSED Tuesday and Thursday


  • Aluminum cans
  • Appliances, large (refrigerators, washers, dryers)
  • Batteries, lead-acid (car, truck, boat)
  • Cardboard
  • Cooking oil
  • Farmer oil (ONLY ACCEPTED at Willington Center)
  • Household electronics (televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment)
  • Mixed paper - magazines, newspaper and inserts (NOT ACCEPTED at Willington Center)
  • Oil/gasoline mixtures (ONLY ACCEPTED at Hamilton Branch location)
  • Paperboard - cereal boxes, shoe boxes (NOT ACCEPTED at Willington Center)
  • Scrap metal (NOT ACCEPTED at Willington Center)
  • Steel cans
  • Tires (limit four per personNOT ACCEPTED at Lost Wilderness and Willington Centers)
  • Used motor oil, filters, and bottles (NOT ACCEPTED at Willington Center)


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