Calendar

Items Accepted for Recycling in Fairfield County

Aluminum
Type of items: Food & Beverage cans, foil, and clean pie plates
How to prepare items: Rinse and flatten
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Appliances
See Crap Metal

Batteries, Lead-Acid
Type of items: Batteries from automobiles, boats, motorcycle, lawn mowers, etc. No alkaline batteries
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Cardboard
Type of items: Corrugated cardboard boxes (no wax finish) & paper bags; No pizza boxes, No paperboard boxes (e.g. cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc.)
How to prepare items: Flatten and keep dry
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Cooking Oil
See attendant on duty for instructions
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Farmer Oil
Type of items: Oil from farm equipment. Limit 55 gallons per visit
Where to recycle: Winnsboro & Mitford Recycling Centers

Gasoline/Oil Mixture
Type of items: Limit 5 gallons per visit
Where to recycle: Winnsboro, Lake Wateree & Monticello Recycling Centers

Motor Oil
Type of items: Used motor oil, kerosene, power steering fluid, diesel fuel, automatic transmission fluid and hydraulic fluid
How to prepare: Oil must be free of gasoline or diesel fuel. Limit 5 gallons per visit
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Motor Oil Bottles
See Plastic Bottles, Jars & Jugs

Motor Oil Filters
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Newspapers
Type of items: Newspapers and glossy inserts
How to prepare items: Do not tie or bag
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Paints, Latex
Type of items: Household latex paint-usable quantities ONLY
How to prepare items: Paint buckets must be original labels with lids securely fastened
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Paperboard
Type of items: Packing cartons for food (cereal, sodas, etc.) and household items
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Plastic Bottles, Jars & Jugs
Type of items: Plastic containers (for food, beverage, household products such as shampoo, laundry and cleaning products); No tubs, bags, film or Styrofoam
How to prepare items: Discard lids and caps. Rinse and flatten all EXCEPT motor oil bottles. Oil bottles must be drained properly overnight
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Scrap Metal
Type of items: Appliances, stoves, washers and dryers, refrigerators, grills, bicycles, etc.
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Telephone Books
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Tires
Type of items: Car, motorcycle, bus, truck tires
How to prepare items: Remove rims. Limited four tires per visit
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Yard Trimmings
Type of items: Tree limbs.leaves, Christmas trees, etc.no stumps, large logs or treated lumber
How to prepare items: Bag or cover items to take to recycling center; empty bags at the recycling center
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers

Computers, TVs, VCRs, Stereos
Where to recycle: All Recycling Centers