Special Collection Events

Special Collection Events
The County hosts Special Collection Events to manage special materials such as household hazardous waste, medications, shredding, and electronics. Collection events are held at either of the two Public Works Sites, not at County Convenience Centers.

Christmas "Grinding of the Greens" Event

December 24 - Saturday, January 10, 2015
Bring your tree to any County Convenience Center, Yard Waste Bin
For Locations check www.bcgov.net/recycle or call 843 255 2736
See [ Grinding-of-the-Greens.pdf ] for complete details
All County Yard Waste is Converted to Boiler Fuels for Energy

Shredding Secure Document Events

Several shredding dates have been scheduled and will be held between the hours of 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The locations are as follows:

Beaufort County Public Works Site, 9 Benton Field Road, Bluffton, SC  29910

  • January 10, 2015
  • June 13, 2015

Shanklin Convenience Center, 80 Shanklin Road, Beaufort, SC  29906

  • April 11, 2015

Any types of colors of paper, file folders, envelopes etc. are acceptable.  Staples and clips do not need to be removed.  Materials can be brought in any containers or bag and will be emptied into roll carts for immediate shredding.  All materials will be shredded on site for as long as the trucks have capacity.

Electronics Recycling Event

Electronics Recycling events have been scheduled and all will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Beaufort County Public Works Site, 9 Benton Field Road, Bluffton, SC  29910 and Beaufort County Public Works, 120 Shanklin Road, Beaufort, SC  29906.  New dates for both locations are:

  • February 14, 2015
  • May 9, 2015

Any personal computers, laptops, CRT monitors, LCD monitors, CRT televisions, printers, hard drives and miscellaneous electronics (microwaves, lamps, cell phones, radios, fax machines, typewriters, etc.) will be accepted.

For more information about these events you may call the Solid Waste and Recycling Division for more information at (843) 255-2736.

Household Hazardous Waste & Medicine Cabinet Cleanouts

March 7, 2015 - Saturday 9-3
Bluffton Public Works Site, 9 Benton Field Rd., off Burnt Church Road

May 2, 2015 - Saturday 9-3,
Shanklin Public Works Site, 140 Shanklin Rd., off Hwy 21 near the Marine Corps Air Station