Lexington County Recycling Locations

Lexington County

County Recycling Coordinator: Laura Anne Hunt
Physical and Mailing Address: 498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073 
Phone: (803) 785-3340
Fax: (803) 755-3833
Website: Lexington County Recycling Website
Brochure: Lexington County Recycles! The brochure includes a county map showing recycling locations as well as other county-specific recycling information.


Curbside Collection (unincorporated areas)

Lexington County residents may subscribe to curbside solid waste and recyclables collection by contacting the designated hauler for their area. Recycling roll carts are provided at NO ADDITIONAL COST. Some municipalities also provide curbside collection. For more information, visit www.lex-co.sc.gov/solidwaste or call (803) 755-3325.


  • Paper & Cardboard – newspaper, magazines, inserts, unwanted mail, telephone and soft covered books, envelopes, office paper, cardboard, cartons (flattened)
  • Plastic Containers – bottles, jugs, jars, and tubs #1 - #7 (screw-on lids should be left on, pop-off lids should be discarded)
  • Metal Cans – aluminum drink cans, metal food cans, empty aerosol cans (lids attached or discarded)
  • Glass – bottles and jars only (lids discarded)

Lexington County Collection and Recycling Centers and the Edmund Landfill accept a larger variety of recyclables than offered in Curbside Collection programs.


Staffed Collection and Recycling Centers in Lexington County

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

1. Ball Park Road, 301 Ball Park Road, Lexington, 29072

2. Bush River Road, 6109 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212

3. Chapin, 103 Distant Lane, Chapin, SC 29036

4. Edmund, 325 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073

5. Hollow Creek, 125 Beulah Church Road, Gilbert SC 29054

6. Leesville, 702 South Lee Street, Leesville, SC 29070

7. Pelion, 1325 South Pine Street, Pelion, SC 29123

8. River Chase, 110 River Chase Way, Lexington, SC 29072

9. Sandhills, 3241 Charleston Highway, West Columbia, SC 29172

10. Southeast, 538 Martin Neese Road, Swansea, SC 29160

11. Summit, 419 Sandpit Road, Leesville, SC 29070

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


  • Aerosal cans (empty)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries, lead-acid (cars, trucks, boats)
  • Cardboard, corrugated - flattened
  • Carpet padding (foam rubber, foam; NOT ACCEPTED at Chapin, Hollow Creek, Leesville, Summit Centers)
  • Cooking oil
  • Glass (brown, clear, green)
  • Light bulbs (fluorescent, CFL)
  • Mixed paper (newspapers and inserts, magazines, flyers, coupons, beverage cartons, envelopes, soft-bound books, wrapping paper, office paper, computer paper)
  • Plastic containers, bottles, and jugs (#1 - #7)
  • Scrap metal
  • Steel cans
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Textiles
  • Tires (car, truck, ATV; limit 4 per day per household; ONLY ACCEPTED at Ball Park, Bush River, Chapin, Sandhills, Southeast, Summit Centers)
  • Yard trimmings (ONLY ACCEPTED at Ball Park, Bush River, Chapin, Edmund, Sandhills, Southeast Centers)


Edmund Landfill

498 Landfill Lane, Lexington 29073
       Monday - Saturday, 7AM - 4:30PM
       CLOSED Sunday

Accepts all recyclable items that are accepted at Collection and Recycle Centers in addition to the following items:

  • Mattresses and box springs (fees may apply)
  • Propane tank
  • Tires (more than 4 per day; fee may apply)
  • Wood Waste (untreated wood, tree/bush trimmings - no size limitations, leaves, grass clippings, pine straw; clean; NO plastic bags or containers)
  • Refrigeration Units (fee may apply)
  • Electronics (computers, monitors, printers/copiers, televisions; limit 5 items per day)

For Sale:

Mulch, Compost and Compost Bins are available at the Edmund Landfill. The costs are as follows:

  • Compost - $10/ton or $2/bag (approx. 40 lb.)
  • Uncolored/untreated mulch - $10/ton
  • Colored/treated mulch - $45/ton or $2/bag (2 cu. ft.)
  • Backyard Compost Bin (80 gal., 33” x 33”) - $40 – pre-order to avoid a wait when picking up

Contact the Lexington County Solid Waste Department for more information at (803) 755-3325 or www.lex-co.sc.gov/solidwaste.

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Town of Batesburg-Leesville

Contact: Ted Luckadoo
Mailing Address: PO Box 2329, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070
Phone (803) 532-4601
Fax: (803) 532-8453

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (corrugated)
  • Food cans
  • Glass jars and bottles (clear, green, brown)
  • Mixed paper (office paper, newspaper and inserts, magazines, unwanted mail)
  • Paperboard (food boxes, shoe boxes, etc.)
  • Plastic bottles and caps, jugs, jars & containers
  • Telephone books

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City of Cayce

Contact: Thomas White
Physical Address: 1800 12th Street Ext., Cayce, SC 29033
Mailing Address: PO Box 2004, Cayce, SC 29171
Phone: (803) 796-9020
Website: City of Cayce Recycling Web Page 

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1-#7)
  • Steel cans

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Town of Irmo

Contact: Whitt Cline
Physical Address: 7300 Woodrow Street, Irmo, SC 29063
Mailing Address: PO Box 406, Irmo, SC 29063
Phone: (803) 781-7050
Fax: (803) 749-2743
Website: Town of Irmo Recycling Web Page 

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts)
  • Plastic bottles, jars and jugs
  • Steel cans

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Town of Lexington

Coordinator: Dan Walker
Mailing Address: PO Box 397, Lexington, SC 29071
Phone: (803) 359-1027
Fax: (803) 951-4679
Website: Town of Lexington Sanitation

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Mixed paper - newspaper and inserts, magazines and catalogs
  • Plastic bottles and jugs - #1-#7
  • Steel cans
  • Yard trimmings

*PLEASE NOTE: Glass is no longer accepted in Town of Lexington curbside bins. Please bring glass to any of Lexington County's Collection and Recycling Centers.

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Town of Springdale

Contact: Kevin White
Mailing Address: 2915 Platt Springs Road, Springdale, SC 29170
Phone: (803) 794-0408
Fax: (803) 791-0567

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Mixed paper (magazines, newspaper and inserts)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 and #2)
  • Steel cans

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City of West Columbia

Contact: Jamie Hook
Physical Address: 200 North 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29171
Mailing Address: PO Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171
Phone: (803) 739-4322
Fax: (803) 739-6231

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass (brown, green, clear)
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Plastic bottles and jugs (#1 and #2)
  • Steel cans

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