General Recycling Information

Materials Convenience Center Information Additional Details
Car batteries
All convenience centers
 
Rechargeable batteries
All convenience centers
 
Used motor oil
All convenience centers
Limit 5 gal. per trip except for the Lobeco site - Lobeco has pump available to remove oil from 55 gal. drum
Oil filters
All convenience centers
 
Gasoline/Oil mixture
Shanklin, St.Helena, Pritchardville, Bluffton, & Sheldon only
 
Cooking Oil
All convenience centers
Original container, lid, give to attendant
Appliances and scrap metal
Shanklin, Bluffton, St. Helena, Hilton Head
 
Aluminum and steel cans
All convenience centers EXCEPT Big Estate, Sheldon, Lobeco, Cuffy
 
Cardboard, magazines, mixed paper and telephone books
All convenience centers EXCEPT Big Estate, Sheldon, Lobeco, Cuffy
 
Glass
All convenience centers EXCEPT Big Estate, Sheldon, Lobeco, Cuffy
 
Newspaper
All convenience centers EXCEPT Big Estate, Sheldon, Lobeco, Cuffy
 
Plastic
All convenience centers EXCEPT Big Estate, Sheldon, Lobeco, Cuffy
Only plastic bottles and jugs marked by a #1 or #2 (usually found on the bottom)
Tires
All convenience centers
Limit four tires per day

For Convenience Center Location Information:
Location of convenience centers

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I recycle oyster shells?

You may take your oyster shells to the Shanklin Rd. convenience center. There is a collection area in the back. Ask the attendant to tell you where it is.  There is a collection yard at the SANDs boatlanding in Port Royal.  Also, Beaufort Marine Institute will pick up your shells. Call (843) 846-2128 for arrangements.

What should I do with my e-waste?

Please see top of page

Electronics Waste