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Solid Waste & Recycling Where You Live

How do I dispose of my household garbage? How do I recycle in Beaufort County? Where do I get a recycling bin? What Convenience Centers are closest to me? What number should I call if my garbage is not picked up?

All of the above are frequently asked questions by new Beaufort County residents. The answers to these questions will depend first on where you are located within the county. It sounds strange but not all areas of the county have the same services. Find where you live below to determine how your area of the county handles solid waste and recycling.

Please check our Special Collection Events page for scheduled collection dates for electronics, household hazardous waste, prescription medicines, and shredding.

The City of Beaufort & The Town of Port Royal
The City of Beaufort offers curbside solid waste and recycling collection to residents via a contract with a private contractor. For a roll cart or recycling bin please call the City of Beaufort - Telephone: (843) 525-7054

For more information on the City's & Town's Program click on the links below:
City of Beaufort & Town of Port Royal Sanitation
Recycling in the City of Beaufort & Town of Port Royal

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Shanklin Convenience Center - 80 Shanklin Road
  • Gate Convenience Center - 130 Castle Rock Road

       

The Town of Hilton Head
The Town of Hilton Head offers curbside solid waste and recycling collection to residents via a contract with a private contractor. For a roll cart or recycling bin please call the Town of Hilton Head- Telephone: (843) 342-4581.

For more information on the Town's Program click on the link below:
Hilton Head Waste & Recycling Collection Program Information  

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Hilton Head Convenience Center - 26 Summit Drive
  • Bluffton Convenience Center - 104 Simmonsville Road

The Town of Bluffton
The Town of Bluffton offers curbside solid waste and recycling collection to residents via a contract with a private contractor. For a roll cart or recycling bin please call the Town of Bluffton - Telephone: (843) 706-4500.

For More Information click on the link below:
Town of Bluffton Waste and Recycling Collection Program Information

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Bluffton Convenience Center - 104 Simmonsville Road
  • Pritchardville Convenience Center - 270 Gibbet Road
  • Hilton Head Convenience Center - 26 Summit Drive

Sheldon Township
Currently in the Sheldon Township area (Lobeco, Big Estate, Sheldon, etc) there is no curbside solid waste and recycling collection program in place. If you are a Sheldon area resident and wish to have curbside collection contact one of the private waste haulers (check your local phone book) in your area. If you do not wish to have curbside collection you may use any of the Convenience Centers listed below for disposal options.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Sheldon Convenience Center - 208 Johnson Road
  • Big Estate Convenience Center - 63 Big Estate Road
  • Lobeco Convenience Center - 6 Keans Neck Road
  • Shanklin Convenience Center - 80 Shanklin Road

Unincorporated Port Royal Island
Currently in the Unincorporated Port Royal Island area there is no curbside solid waste and recycling collection program in place. If you are an Unincorporated Port Royal Island resident and wish to have curbside collection contact one of the private waste haulers (check your local phone book) in your area. If you do not wish to have curbside collection you may use any of the Convenience Centers listed below for household garbage and recycling disposal.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Shanklin Convenience Center - 80 Shanklin Road
  • Gate Convenience Center - 316 Castle Rock Road

Unincorporated Lady's Island
Currently in the Unincorporated Lady' Island area there is no curbside solid waste and recycling collection program in place. If you are a Lady's Island resident and wish to have curbside collection contact one of the private waste haulers (check your local phone book) in your area. If you do not wish to have curbside collection you may use any of the Convenience Centers listed below for household garbage and recycling disposal.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • St. Helena Convenience Center - 639 Sea Island Parkway
  • Shanklin Convenience Center - 80 Shanklin Road

St. Helena Island & Islands East
Currently in the St. Helena Island & Islands East area there is no curbside solid waste and recycling collection program in place. If you are a St. Helena Island or Islands East resident and wish to have curbside collection contact one of the private waste haulers (check your local phone book) in your area. If you do not wish to have curbside collection you may use any of the Convenience Centers listed below for household garbage and recycling disposal.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • St. Helena Convenience Center - 639 Sea Island Parkway
  • Cuffy Convenience Center - 152 Cuffy Road
  • Coffin Point Convenience Center - 20 Cee Cee Road

Unincorporated Bluffton Township
Currently the Unincorporated Bluffton Township area does not have a curbside solid waste and recycling collection program in place. If you are a Unincorporated Bluffton Township resident and wish to have curbside collection contact one of the private waste haulers (check your local phone book) in your area. If you do not wish to have curbside collection you may use any of the Convenience Centers listed below for household garbage and recycling disposal.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Pritchardville Convenience Center - 270 Gibbet Road
  • Bluffton Convenience Center - 104 Simmonsville Road

 Sun City Residents...

Currently the Sun City Homeowners Association has a contract with a private contractor for the collection of household garbage and recycling. If you are a Sun City resident and wish to have curbside collection for your household garbage and recyclables you should contact the Homeowners Association.

The closest Convenience Centers to you:

  • Pritchardville Convenience Center - 270 Gibbet Road
  • Bluffton Convenience Center - 104 Simmonsville Road