Recycle Day Scheduled for Midlands

05/02/2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Richland County and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) are partnering for Richland Recycles Day, Saturday May 14 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Columbia.
 
This annual event makes it easy for residents to responsibly dispose of broken or unwanted household items for recycling. Items accepted include: tires, paint, batteries, mattresses, scrap metal, home electronics, pesticides, used cooking oil, paper for shredding, household chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, bikes, computers and stereos.
 
SCDA will accept pesticides from any South Carolina farmer or resident. All other recycling is for Richland County residents only. For more information, visit rcgov.us/richlandrecycles or call 803-576-2446. For more information about pesticide disposal, contact John Stokes at 803-737-9696 or jstokes@scdca.sc.gov.

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