Regional Recycling Event scheduled for October 21 for Lexington and Richland County residents
Irmo, SC - Lexington and Richland county residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics, household hazardous waste, tires, scrap metal and shred paper at the regional recycling event scheduled for October 21, 2017, at Irmo High School, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. There will also be a statewide collection of household and farmer pesticides.
This event is being hosted by a partnership of organizations including: County of Lexington Solid Waste Management, Richland County Solid Waste Management, Keep the Midlands Beautiful and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.
When: Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Where: 6671 St. Andrews Road, Irmo, SC (Irmo High School)
What: The following will be accepted from residents for recycling:
ELECTRONICS* (Limit 8 items)
VCR and DVD Players
Limit 5 boxes/bags
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Paint - Oil and Latex (Limit 8 gallons)
Cleaners & Degreasers
Glues & Adhesives
Items with Mercury
Pool & Spa Chemicals
Solvents & Thinners
NO Fluorescent Bulbs
NO Medical items
Limit 5 Tires
Car & Light Tires (bike or wheelbarrow)
NO commercial vehicles accepted
*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, please visit the Lexington County Solid Waste Management website at www.lex-co.sc.gov/recycling or contact us at (803) 755-3325.