Sumter County Recycling Locations

Sumter County

County Recycling Coordinator: Karen Hyatt
Location and Mailing Address: 1289 N. Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 436-2241
Fax: (803) 436-2245
Website: Sumter County Recycling Web Page


*Sumter County Recycling Centers are currently not accepting plastic and glass for recycling due to infrastructure and economic difficulties.


Staffed County Recycling Centers

1. 3995 Pinewood Road, Sumter 29154

2. 2860 Queens Chapel Road, Sumter 29153

3. 800 Pleasant Grove Road, Lynchburg 29080

4. 4620 Cane Savannah Road, Sumter 29168

5. 113 Rainier Boulevard, Sumter 29150

6. 2680 Stamey Livestock Road, Sumter 29153

7. 815 Bethel Church Road, Sumter 29154

8. 60 Alligator Branch Road, Sumter 29153

9. 3665 Spencer Road, Rembert 29128

    *Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 7AM - 7PM; Sunday, 1:30PM - 7PM; CLOSED Tuesday and Thursday


  • Aluminum - foil, pie pans, cans
  • Antifreeze (ONLY ACCEPTED at Alligator Branch Road location)
  • Appliances, large - refrigerators, washers, dryers
  • Athletic shoes (no metal, cleats, spikes, sandals, pumps, dress shoes, or boots)
  • Batteries, lead-acid - car, truck boat
  • Cardboard
  • Cell phones
  • Cooking oil (ONLY ACCEPTED at Rainaire Road, Bethel Church Road, Stamey Livestock Road, and Cane Savannah Road locations)
  • Farmer oil (ONLY ACCEPTED at Alligator Branch Road and Spencer Road locations)
  • Fluorescent bulbs (8 ft. or smaller)
  • Furniture
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Oil/gas mixture (ONLY ACCEPTED at Bethel Church Road location)
  • Scrap metals
  • Steel cans
  • Tires (limit 5 per visit)
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles
  • Yard trimmings (ONLY ACCEPTED on Saturday and Sunday)

Sumter County Landfill

2185 East Brewington Road
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 7:30AM - 4PM; CLOSED Sunday


  • Household electronics - televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment
  • Ink/toner cartridges
  • Pallets
  • Tires
  • Used motor oil, filters and bottles

Electronics, household (E-scrap - televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers and other electronic equipment as well as ink/toner cartridges) - Sumter County will collect e-scrap on the first Saturday of each month at the Sumter County Public Works Department located at 1289 North Main Street. For more information, call 436-2241. In addition, e-scrap is not accepted at the Sumter County Recycling Centers, but is accepted at the Sumter County Landfill. See above for details.

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City of Sumter

Contact: Randolph Paige
Location: 301 East Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150
Mailing Address: PO Box 1449, Sumter, SC 29151
Phone: (803) 436-2558
Fax: (803) 436-2626
Website: City of Sumter Recycling Web Page

*The City of Sumter has temporarily suspended curbside recycling collection due to COVID-19. Services will resume once it is deemed safe for workers to sort recyclables at the curb.

Curbside Collection

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars - brown, green, clear
  • Mixed paper - newspaper and inserts, magazines, office paper
  • Plastic bottles and jugs - #1, #2
  • Steel cans
  • Telephone books

Unstaffed City Drop-Off Site

303 East Liberty Street (at rear of complex)
Hours: 24 hours


  • Used motor oil

Note: Program available for schools and businesses.

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Additional Used Motor Oil Collection Sites

Shaw Air Force Base

  • Recycling Center, Kingfisher Road in building1987 (also accepts filters and bottles)
  • Hobby Shop, 311 Avocet Street Sumter 29152
  • Advance Auto, 5710 Broad Street Extension, Sumter 29154


  • Advance Auto, 510 Broad Street, Sumter 29154
  • Advance Auto, 1775 Highway 15 South, Sumer 29150
  • Auto Zone, 1255 Pocalla Road, Sumter 29150
  • Auto Zone, 462 Broad Street, Sumter 29154
  • Central Carolina Technical Building, N Guignard Drive (also accepts filters and bottles) 
  • City Public Works, 60 Myrtle Beach Highway, Sumter 29153 (also accepts filters and bottles)
  • S.E. Chemical & Solvent Co., 755 Industrial Road, Oswego 29150
  • Walmart Tire and Lube Express Center, 1283 Broad Street, Sumter 29154

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