Items Accepted for Recycling in Fairfield County
 
ITEM
WHAT TYPE OF ITEMS?
HOW TO PREPARE THEM
WHERE TO RECYCE THEM
Aluminum
Food & Beverage cans, foil, and clean pie plates
Rinse and flatten.
All Recycling Centers
Appliances
See Scarp Metals
 
All Recycling Centers
Batteries, Lead-Acid
Batteries from automobiles, boats, motorcycle, lawn mowers, etc.
No alkaline batteries.
All Recycling Centers
Cardboard
Corrugated cardboard boxes (no wax finish) & paper bags; No pizza boxes, No paperboard boxes (e.g. cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc.)
Flatten . Keep items dry.
All Recycling Centers
Cooking Oil
 
See the attendant on duty for instructions.
All Recycling Centers
Farmer Oil
Oil from farm equipment
Limit 55 gallons per visit.
Winnsboro & Mitford Recycling Centers
Gasoline/Oil Mixture
 
Limit 5 gallons per visit.
Winnsboro, Lake Wateree & Monticello Recycling Centers
Motor Oil
Used motor oil, kerosene, power steering fluid, diesel fuel, automatic transmission fluid and hydraulic fluid.
Oil must be free of gasoline or diesel fuel. Limit 5 gallons per visit.
All Recycling Centers
Motor Oil Bottles
See Plastic Bottles, jars and jugs.
 
 
Motor Oil Filters
 
 
All Recycling Centers
New Papers
Newspapers and glossy inserts
Do Not tie or bag
All Recycling Centers
Paints, Latex
Household latex paint-usable quantities ONLY
Paint buckets must be original labels with lids securely fastened.
All Recycling Centers
Paperboard
Packing cartons for food (cereal, sodas, etc.) and household items
 
All Recycling Centers
Plastic Bottles, Jars & Jugs
Plastic containers (for food, beverage, household products such as shampoo, laundry and cleaning products); No tubs, bags, film or Styrofoam.
Discard lids and caps. Rinse and flatten all EXCEPT motor oil bottles. Oil bottles must be drained properly overnight.
All Recycling Centers
Scrap Metal
Appliances, stoves, washers and dryers, refrigerators, grills, bicycles, etc.
 
All Recycling Centers
Telephone Books
 
 
All Recycling Centers
Tires
Car, motorcycle, bus, truck tires
Remove rims. Limited four tires per visit.
All Recycling Centers
Yard Trimmings
Tree limbs.leaves, Christmas trees, etc.no stumps, large logs or treated lumber.
Bag or cover items to take to recycling center; empty bags at the recycling center.
All Recycling Centers
Computers, TVs, VCRs, Stereos
 
 
All Recycling Centers