Next Council Meeting
The Solid Waste Management Department is responsible for:
- Managing franchised curbside collection in unincorporated areas of Lexington County;
- Operating 11 Collection and Recycling Centers for Lexington County residents;
- Running the Edmund Landfill and Transfer Station;
- Maintaining three closed landfills in Lexington County;
- Supervising litter clean-up on roadways, highways, and waterways;
- Increasing and improving recycling efforts;
Mission Statement: Provide quality services to our citizens at a reasonable cost.
Vision Statement: Planned growth for our communities with abundant opportunities for all in a quality environment.
If you live in an unincorporated area of Lexington County (i.e. outside the limits of a town)...
Use the Lexington County SC Solidwaste App to:
You can download the app from your mobile store or by clicking on the app name below:
Lexington County residents who live in curbside service Districts 1 and 5 and who subscribe to curbside collection service will be serviced by a new company effective April 1, 2019 and will experience a rate increase. See the full press release with details about the changes here. To find out which service District you live in, see the Franchise Curbside Service District map here.
Recycling collection events are open to all Lexington County residents. Individuals are encouraged to bring electronics(PDF), paper to be shred and other items as specified for each location (such as household hazardous waste(PDF), tires, and pesticides). Material generated by businesses will not be accepted. See this event flyer(PDF) (updated February 7th) for dates, locations and more information.
The following Lexington County businesses are making an effort to protect our environment by conserving water and energy, protecting the quality of our air and by reducing waste/recycling. If you have a green business too or want to learn more about the Midlands Green Business program, contact Traude Sander, Recycling Coordinator, at (803) 785-3340 or email@example.com.
- Lexington Starbucks
- Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
- Town of Irmo