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
Four Tires per month, per resident.
No tipping fee required for four tires or less per month at the County convenience centers listed below.
For additional tires, no tipping fee with documentation of in-state purchase and payment of $2.00 tire fee.
Excess tires will only be accepted at the tire collection facility on Airport Road.

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Waste tires will only be taken at the following sites:**

Mack Site
1936 U.S. Hwy 321 South
Winnsboro, SC 29180

Adger
5779 Old Airport Rd.
Winnsboro, SC 29180 Lake Monticello
1143 Ladds Rd.
Blair, SC 29130

Mitford
4719 Wateree Rd.
Ridgeway, SC 29130 Ridgeway
1966 U.S. Highway 21 South
Ridgeway, SC 29130

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