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Regional Recycle Day – Event Scheduled October 15 for Lexington County and Richland County Residents

Lexington, SC - Lexington and Richland County residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics, household hazardous waste, tires, scrap metal and shred paper documents at the Regional Recycle Day event scheduled for October 15, 2016 at Irmo High School from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will also be a statewide collection of household and farmer pesticides.

This event is being hosted by the County of Lexington Solid Waste Management Department and Public Works Department, Stormwater Division, and County of Richland Solid Waste and Recycling Department, in partnership with Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium, Keep the Midlands Beautiful, and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.

NO commercial or business drop-offs will be accepted.

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Where: 6671 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia (Irmo High School north (St. Andrews/Westcott Rd) parking lot)

What: The following will be accepted from residents for recycling:


Limit 8 items






Cell Phones

VCR and DVD Players

Fax Machines

Stereo Equipment

Household Electronics


Paint – Limit 8 gallons

(Oil and Latex)

Cleaners & Degreasers

Glues & Adhesives

PCB Ballasts

Fire Extinguishers

Fluorescent Tubes

Items with Mercury

Pool & Spa Chemicals

Solvents & Thinners

Household Batteries

NO Explosives

NO Asbestos

NO Medical items


Statewide Household and

Farmer Pesticides


Small Cars or Trucks

NO Commercial


Appliances – refrigeration units accepted, and More


Limit 5 boxes/bags

*Electronic Waste must be recycled and not placed in the garbage in accordance with the SC Code of Law, 48-60-05 et seq. Residents should keep electronics intact for the purpose of recycling.

For more information or volunteer opportunities please visit the Lexington County Solid Waste Management website at or contact us at (803) 755-3325.

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