*Attention: As of March 1st 2016, Spartanburg County and the City of Spartanburg will not accept glass for recycling; we will accept cartons with our COMMINGLED recycling (plastic containers/aluminum cans/steel cans). Please see this press release for more information.*
To promote the environmental and economic benefits of recycling by providing convenient access to centers, and offering free recycling education for Spartanburg County residents.
Spartanburg County's Recycling Department offers 17 staffed and 1 un-staffed Recycling Convenience Centers for County Residents. All staffed recycling centers are open Monday through Saturday from 7 AM until 7 PM, except Station #16, Wellford, which closes at 4:30 PM.
For a list of Recycling Center Locations and to learn What and Where to recycle, please go to our What and Where Can I Recycle page!
The County also offers an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event each spring, and semi-annual Community Clean-Up Events in the spring and fall. Please email, call, or check our website for upcoming event information.
To schedule a FREE recycling or composting education program for your school, scout troop, church group, civic club, or any other group, or to tour the Wellford Landfill, contact our Recycling Coordinator by email or phone.
We encourage all residents to recycle. Recycling is great for the environment, conserving natural resources, preserving valuable landfill space, reducing litter, and lessening soil and water pollution. It's also great for our economy; the County generates revenue through the sale of recyclables, and recycling is a $13 billion industry sustaining 500 companies and over 20,000 jobs in South Carolina!
10th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be at the County's Administration Building, 366 N. Church St. Spartanburg, 29303 on March 24th from 9 AM until 2 PM (note: enter the parking lot from Magnolia St. please). Check out this flyer for more info!
Spring Community Clean-Up Event will be at 540 Allen St. Woodruff, 29388. Event will be April 13th and 14th from 8 AM until 3 PM both days. Please check out our flyer for more info (note: NO household trash, liquids, or hazardous materials are accepted at this event).