Recycling Centers:

Monday - Saturday
7:00AM - 7:00PM
**Closed Wednesday**

Recycling Brochure

Seneca C&D Landfill:

15031 Wells Hwy
Seneca, SC 29678
Monday - Saturday
7:15AM - 3:45PM
All must enter before 3:30PM
All must exit by 3:45PM

Landfill Brochure

Mulch Sales at Landfill:

Wednesday - Friday
7:30AM - 12:00PM
12:45PM - 3:00PM
Subject to availability
(Call before you come)

Solid Waste Department

Oconee County Recycling Centers:

Are for household trash and recyclables use only. All recyclables should be as clean as possible and not contain food, liquid, dirt, etc. All recyclables should be placed in the appropriate container at the recycling centers.
Please Note:
Any waste not disposed of in the proper container on Oconee County property, will be considered open dumping and investigated by Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

Items Accepted At Recycling Centers:

  • Aluminum Cans
    (Only aluminum beverage containers accepted.)
  • Antifreeze
    (No additional fluids allowed.)
  • Appliances And Scrap Metal
    (All appliances with metal parts including stoves, washers, dryers, bikes, refrigerators, grills, clothes hangers, steel cans, and pots. NO electronics.)
  • Batteries, Lead Acid
    (Used automotive, marine, and lawn mower.)
  • Batteries, Rechargeable
    (Batteries from small electronics; NO alkaline batteries.)
  • Cardboard
    (Clean and dry, NO Styrofoam or plastic.)
  • Cooking Oil
    (Cooking oil ONLY. Lard is NOT accepted.)
  • Electronics
    (Accepted at the donation boxes; only flat screen televisions and monitors
    (no CRT's). Please see attendant with questions.)
  • Eyeglasses And Hearing Aids
  • Glass
    (Clear, green, and brown glass bottles and jars are accepted; NO mirrors, light bulbs, window panes or tempered glass.)
  • Mixed Paper
    (Copy paper, packing paper, paper bags, cereal-type:boxes and junk mail; NO paper towels, tissues, or food wrappings)
  • Newspapers
    (Dry newspapers; NO paper towels or food wrappings.)
  • Oil
    (Motor oil, transmission fluid, hydraulic fluid.)
  • Used Motor Oil Filters And Bottles
  • Plastic
    (Rinsed plastic beverage bottles, jars, and jugs.)
  • Textiles
    (Clean clothes accepted at the donation boxes.)
  • Mattresses(*only at Strawberry Farm Recycling Center)

Seneca Construction & Demolition (C&D) Landfill:

Acceptable Items:

  • Yard Debris
  • Land Clearing Debris
  • Construction And Demolition Debris
  • Furniture
  • Fiberglass Boats (cut Into 4 Ft. Sections)
  • Pool Liners.

Unacceptable Items:

  • Household Trash
  • Electronics (including Televisions)
  • Cardboard
  • Metal
  • Liquid Paint Or other Liquids
  • Friable Asbestos
  • Pcb's
  • Items That Have been In Contact With Petroleum, Pesticides, preservatives, Or Solvents.
Non-Friable asbestos is accepted. Fees and DHEC disposal permit do apply.
For an asbestos permit please call DHEC at 803-898-4289. For more detailed information about disposing of non-friable asbestos please call 864-888-1440.

Littering And Open Dumping: Littering and illegal dumping should be reported to the Sheriff's Department at 864-638-4111 or

Burn Barrells: Burning trash is illegal. Like our open burning brochure says "lf it doesn't grow, don't burn it". For open burning of yard debris outside city or town limits, you should call the toll free number for the county in which you live. A list of these numbers can be found on the internet.

Our Mission

It is the mission of Oconee County to provide our current and future citizens and visitors quality services while protecting our communities, heritage, environment and natural resources, in an ever-changing world.


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