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.

Directions to the two Public Works sites:

North of the Broad – Shanklin Public Works Site

120 Shanklin Rd, 29906

Use the USMC Air Station as a land mark…

  • As they pass the Jets at the traffic light (Hwy 116) heading toward Charleston
  • Take the first LEFT; Shanklin Road (There will be a green sign noting the SWR Convenience Center)
  • Site will be on the right hand side
  • Follow White/Red directional signs

South of the Broad-Public Works Site

9 Benton Field Rd, Bluffton 29910

Coming from Bluffton, Sun City:

  • Take 278 East toward Hilton Head
  • Turn Right on Burnt Church Rd, BBT Bank on Corner, also sign for MC Riley Elementary School
  • Proceed until you pass school on right
  • There will be white/red directional signs
  • As soon as you pass school, turn left on ULMER RD.
  • Proceed down ULMER until you reach Benton Field on the LEFT
  • Our site is on the right hand side.

Coming from Hilton Head

  • Take 278 West Toward Bluffton
  • Turn LEFT on Burnt Church Rd, BBT Bank on Corner, also sign for MC Riley Elementary School
  • Proceed until you pass school on right
  • There will be white/red directional signs
  • As soon as you pass school, turn LEFT on ULMER RD.
  • Proceed down ULMER until you reach Benton Field Rd. on the LEFT
  • Our site is on the right hand side.

 Shredding Secure Document Events

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

  • 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.  BOTH Public Works locations:
Bluffton Public Works Site, 9 Benton Field Rd., Bluffton, SC  29910 and 120 Shanklin Road, Beaufort, SC  29906