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Recycling Convenience Centers
& Dropsite Locations


Download a list of the Charleston County Convenience Centers & Dropsite Locations.


Hours of Operation

Bees Ferry Convenience Center (staffed center):
Open 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
Except Sundays, open 1 - 6 p.m.

Charleston County Recycling Center (13 Romney Street, downtown Charleston):
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

All Other Convenience Centers (staffed centers):
Open 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
Except Wednesdays and Sundays, open 1 - 6 p.m.

What can be recycled at a convenience center or drop site location?

All convenience centers and dropsite locations (unless indicated as ‘only') accept commingles, which are plastics #1 through #7, paper, paperboard, aluminum, aerosol cans, glass and steel products (such as soup cans).

Several locations also accept corrugated cardboard, used motor oil and oil filters, electronics and paint and offer recycling bins:.

  • Locations marked with a (C) accept corrugated cardboard.
  • Locations marked with an (E) accept electronics.
  • Locations marked with an (O) accept used motor oil and oil filters.
  • Locations marked with a (B) offer bins.
  • Convenience Centers located at Awendaw, McClellanville, Edisto, Hollywood, Adams Run, Wadmalaw and Bees Ferry are staffed centers and will accept: hazardous household materials, CFL light bulbs, yard waste, tires, paint, motor oil, car batteries, battery acid, NiCad batteries, scrap metal, appliances, household batteries, fluorescent tubes, cooking oil, old gasoline, antifreeze and propane tanks (caps on propane tanks must be unscrewed and removed).
  • Please note the Recycling Center, located downtown at 13 Romney Street, is not a full service convenience center. Yard waste, tires, scrap metal, appliances and propane tanks are not accepted at the Recycling Center. If you have any questions, contact customer service at (843) 720-7111.
  • Dropsite locations are un-manned. The following items are accepted at a recycling dropsite: all paper, cardboard, plastics #1-7, aluminum & steel cans and glass.

For a complete list of items recycled by Charleston County, see the Recyclable Materials list.


Charleston Peninsula

Charleston City Marina (C)
17 Lockwood Dr, 29401   
City of Charleston Parks Department (C) ONLY
823 Meeting Street

Charleston County Main Library (C) ONLY
68 Calhoun Street, 29401

Charleston County Recycling Center (C) (O) (E) (B)
13 Romney Street, 29403
(843) 720-7111

The Citadel (C)
171 Moultrie Street, 29403

Behind Dixie Furniture (C) ONLY
529 King Street, 29403

Joe Riley Stadium (C)
360 Fishburn St., 29403

Morris Sokol Furniture
33 Woolfe St., 29403

MUSC Harper Wellness Center
45 Courtenay Street, off Bee Street, 29401
(Behind Wellness Center)

Behind Sportsman Shop (C) ONLY
359 King Street, 29401

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Awendaw and McClellanville

          Maxville Road Convenience Center (C) (O) (E)
          6380 Maxville Road, 29429
          (843) 928-3860

          River Road Convenience Center (C) (O) (E)
          1775 River Road, 29458
          (843) 887-3970

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East Cooper

Mount Pleasant
          Berkeley Electric Co-Op
          3745 Highway 17N at White Hall Road, 29464

          East Cooper Plaza (C)
          621 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., 29464 (Eco Fitness)

          East Cooper Regional Medical Center
          Behind Hospital, off Hospital Drive
          1200 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., 29464

          East Cooper Service Center
          1189 Sweetgrass Basket Pkwy, 29466
          (843) 881-9517

          K-Mart Shopping Center (C)
          1120 Bowman Road, Hwy 17 N, 29466

          Mount Pleasant Town Hall
          100 Ann Edwards Lane, 29464

          Wando High School (C)
          Adjacent Bus Parking Lot
          1000 Warrior Way
          Darrell Creek, 29466

          Whipple Road at the Recreation Complex (C)

          Six Mile Road/Sweetgrass Basket Parkway takes motor oil and oyster shells

Isle of Palms

          City of Isle of Palms Marina
          50 41st Ave., 29451

          Fire Station #1
          30 J.C. Long Blvd., 29451

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Folly Beach

          Bert's Red and White parking lot
          202 East Ashley Avenue, 29439

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Wadmalaw, Edisto Island, Hollywood, Adams Run and Ravenel

Edisto Island
          Edisto Convenience Center (C) (O) (E)
          2844 Highway 174, 29438
         (843) 869-2917

          Wadmalaw Convenience Center
(C) (O) (E)
          1558 Liberia Road, 29487
          (843) 559-0841

          Hollywood Convenience Center
(C) (O) (E)
          5305 Highway 165, 29449
          (843) 889-3134

          St. Paul's Service Center
          5962 Highway 165, 29470

Adams Run
          Adams Run Convenience Center
(C) (O) (E)
          8326 Old Jacksonboro Road, 29426
          (843) 889-9795

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James Island

James Island PSD (C) (B)
1738 Signal Point Road, 29412
(843) 795-9060

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Johns Island

St. John’s High School (C)
Behind the school
1518 Main Road, 29455

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North Charleston

          Academic Magnet High School
          1525 South Ave B/Ninth Street, 29405

          Charleston Air Force Base (C) (O)
          100 W. Stewart Ave & Arthur Drive, 29404

          Charleston County Library (C)
          Dorchester Road Branch
          6325 Dorchester Road, 29418

          Charleston County Public Services Building (C)
          4045 Bridge View Drive, 29405
          (843) 202-7430

          Cross County Road Fire Station
          7270A Cross County Road, 29418

          Fox Music Parking Lot (C)
          3005 West Montague Avenue, 29418

          Former North Charleston City Hall (C)
          4990 LaCross Road, 29406
          (843) 554-5700

          North Charleston High School (C)
          1087 E. Montague Avenue, 29405

          North Charleston Coliseum (C)
          Directly behind Coliseum Building
          5001 Coliseum Dr. (off W. Montague), 29418

          North Charleston Public Works (B) ONLY
          1021 Aragon Ave, 29405
          (843) 745-1026

          Park Circle (C)
          Center of Circle at the Cooper River Parks and Playground, 29405

          Snyder Party Rental
          3875 Meeting Street, 29405

          Trident Technical College
          Behind Building 300
          7000 Rivers Ave., 29406

          Wando Woods Community Center
          3901 Paramount Drive, 29418

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West Ashley

          1023 Wappoo Road
          Off Sam Rittenberg Blvd., 29407 (C)

          Ashley Landing Shopping Center (C)
          1401 Sam Rittenburg Boulevard, 29407

          Bees Ferry Road Convenience Center (C) (O) (E) (B)
          1344 Bees Ferry Road, 29414
          (843) 763-8564

          Cisco's Parking Lot (Restaurant now closed)
          1114 Sam Rittenburg Boulevard at Orange Grove Road, 29407

          Food Lion Shopping Center
          65 Sycamore Ave., 29407




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