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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)






Cell Phones

VCR and DVD Players

Fax Machines

Stereo Equipment

Household Electronics


Limit 5 boxes/bags


Paint - Oil and Latex (Limit 8 gallons)

Cleaners & Degreasers

Glues & Adhesives

PCB Ballasts

Fire Extinguishers

Items with Mercury

Pool & Spa Chemicals

Solvents & Thinners

Household Batteries

NO Fluorescent Bulbs

NO Explosives

NO Asbestos

NO Medical items

No Fertilizers


Statewide Household

Farmer Pesticides

No Commercial


Limit 5 Tires

Car & Light Tires (bike or wheelbarrow)

NO commercial vehicles accepted


Scrap Metal


*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 or contact us at (803) 755-3325.

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