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Lexington County Hosts Recycling Collection Events

In honor of Earth Day, Lexington County is sponsoring two recycling collection events for Lexington County residents. On Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chapin High School, located at 300 Columbia Avenue, in Chapin, will host the first county recycling event. Acceptable items include (1) up to eight household electronics, such as computers, accessories and small appliances; (2) household hazardous waste, including up to 8 gallons of liquid paint; and (3) up to five boxes or bags of paper to be shred on-site.

The second recycle event will be held at White Knoll High School, located at 5643 Platt Springs Road, in Lexington, on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Acceptable items include (1) up to eight household electronics, such as computers, accessories and small appliances; (2) household hazardous waste, including up to 8 gallons of liquid paint; and (3) up to five boxes or bags of paper to be shred on-site. Pesticides from South Carolina residents and farmers will also be accepted at this specific recycle event.

For more information (including a complete list of acceptable items and guidelines), call 803-755-3325 or visit Lex-Co.SC.Gov/SolidWaste.

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