Solid Waste & Recycling
Public Works Deputy Director
Brad Caulder
2067 US Hwy 321 Bypass North
Post Office Drawer 60
Winnsboro, SC  29180
Phone: (803) 635-2740
Fax: (803) 815-0724
Email: brad.caulder@fairfield.sc.gov
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM
Office closed for lunch 11:30AM-12:30PM

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Why should I Recycle?

A. In 1997, Fairfield County disposed of almost 24,000 tons of solid waste. That’s more than one ton of garbage per person each year. The cost of garbage disposal is increasing in Fairfield County. Recycling can help to avoid some of those costs. 

Recycling makes a world of difference in Fairfield County. For more information about recycling, call 803-635-2740 or send an email to brad.caulder@fairfield.sc.gov.

Q. What are the requirements needed to use the centers? 
A. Residents are required to have Fairfield County Stickers on the windshield of their vehicles. These stickers are obtained by submitting proof of residence such as, tax map number, driver’s license or both. Visiting our office or mailing copies of necessary information to this office; the address is the same as the mailing address above.

Q. What can I bring to the Recycling Centers?
A. Aluminum Products- such as cans, clean aluminum baking pans, clean aluminum foil. Newspaper, Mail Order Catalogs, Magazines, Mixed Office Paper, Telephone books, Cardboard. Papers should be clean, dry, untied and un-bagged. Plastics; all plastic bottles 1 through 7, Used Motor Oil; filters and bottles; Batteries (lead-acid only); Scrap Metals aka “White Goods” such as Refrigerators; stoves; etc. Bulk Waste aka “Brown Goods” such as mattresses; sofas; tables; etc. Yard Waste; brush; leaves; limbs; etc. Tires; carpet padding; paint.

Q. Can contractors, such as those who charge other’s to haul off limbs; debris and household trash use the Recycling Centers? 
A. No. Contractors must have a permit to haul trash to the transfer station located on the north end of the 321 Bypass next door to the Public Works Office. This permit is obtained at the Public Works Office Building; the person to see is Emily Pauley, she can be reached at (803) 635-5209.

 

 

 

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