Solid Waste Collection & Recycling
York County Solid Waste Collection & Recycling is responsible for operating and maintaining the 16 York County Collection and Recycling Centers strategically located throughout the county for the disposal and recycling of household garbage. The division also operates a recycling separation center where recycled waste streams are separated and processed for delivery to the recycling industry.
- Accept household garbage and recyclables from citizens of York County
- Provide transportation services for waste collected at collection and recycling centers to the York County Transfer Station for disposal and the York County Recycling Separation Center for market preparation
- The Solid Waste Collection & Recycling department operates the Recycling Separation Center where waste streams are separated and prepared for the market
- Operates the Household Hazardous Material Collection program on a quarterly basis for York County citizens
- Provides educational services to the community through presentations to school and civic groups, which maintains the partnership between Rock Hill Clean and Green and the Museum of York County
- Promotes recycling through participation in America Recycles Day and Earth Day Birthday programs
This Office Does Not
- Offer residential or commercial garbage collection services. Businesses and industries are welcome to deliver recyclables to the York County Recycling Separation Center located in York off Highway 5. To find out the hours of operation, items accepted and how to prepare materials for recycling call York County Solid Waste Collection & Recycling at 803-628-3181 from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
- Provide recycling bins to citizens, but does provide "recycle bags" to citizens that allows citizens to deliver mixed recyclables to the Collection and Recycling Centers. Just ask the attendant on duty at your center for a recycle bag and a list of items that can be placed in the bag for recycling.
- Pay anyone for recyclables delivered to the Collection and Recycling Centers or Recycle Center.