What Can Be Recycled

Scotland County operates 5 conveniently located recycling and solid waste collection centers. Each center features receptacles to accept a number of items.

Accepted Items



Agricultural Pesticide Containers

Farmers may discard triple rinsed agricultural pesticide containers at the Sneads Grove and Livingston Quarters Recycle Centers or Landfill. 


Aluminum & Steel Cans


Aluminum and steel cans are accepted as well as clean aluminum foil and pie plates.

Automobile Items


Automobile items such as car batteries, tires, used motor oil and used antifreeze are accepted.

Boxes


All corrugated packing boxes, shoe boxes, cereal and cracker boxes, tissue and toy boxes, paper towel tubes and paper egg cartons are accepted. If it came in cardboard, it can be recycled!

Electronics


Electronics including PCs, hard drives, laptops, computers, scanners, printers, copiers, cellphones, PDAs, video games, iPods, iPads, MP3s, LCD monitors, TVs, keyboards and mice, microwaves, stereos, cameras, telephones, rechargeable batteries, vacuums, fans, etc are accepted.

Glass


Food and beverage containers such as bottles and jars that are green, brown, and clear are accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste


Household Hazardous Waste such as used motor oil, transmission fluid or antifreeze, paints and solvents, residential pesticides and herbicides, furniture stripper and preservatives and swimming pool chemicals are accepted.

Mixed Paper


All paper products such as slick inserts, magazines, catalogues, newspaper inserts, junk mail, envelopes, computer paper, all paper bags, dog and cat food and livestock bags and office and school miscellaneous paper of all colors can be mixed together.

Newspaper


Newspaper must be recycled separately from all other paper products while the inserts can be recycled with mixed paper.

Plastics


Plastics number 1 through 7 and all clean consumer plastics are accepted. Oil containers and antifreeze containers must be disposed of in compactor.

Swap Shop Items


Swap Shop Items such as clothes, small appliances, toys and furniture that can be used by other patrons are accepted.

White Goods


White Goods appliances such as washing machines, refrigerators, dish washers and dryers are accepted.

Yard Waste


Yard Waste such as limbs, leaves, and pine straw are accepted, however they must be less than 6-feet long or they will not be accepted.