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Environmental Services

Tina Swinton
Environmental Services Director
2523 East Highway 76
P.O. Box 992
Marion, SC  29571
Phone: (843) 423-8234
Fax: (843) 431-5417

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM- 5:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

What will be picked up at roadside pickup?

Household trash. Recylables are to be taken to the recycling centers and yard waste can only be recycled by way of backyard compositing.

What can be recycled at the recycling centers?

Aluminum, appliances/scrap metal, cardboard, food cans, and jars, plastic bottles and jars, newspapers, oil, oil filters, electronics, and tires. We do not accept glass.

Where are the recycling centers?

The Palmetto Hardwood Recycling Center is located at 2631 Senator Gasque Road in Marion, Britton's Neck Recycling Center is located at 8901 S. Highway Hwy 908 in Gresham, and the Marion County Landfill is located at 1247 Red Bluff Ct. in Mullins.

What are the hours of the recycling centers?

The Palmetto Hardwood Center is open  Tuesday - Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm excluding 12:00 to 1:00 pm for lunch.
The Britton's Neck Center is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm, and on Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm excluding 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for lunch.
The Marion County Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

What form of payment do you take?

We take cash, check, and money order. Currently we do not have the capabilities to use credit, debit, or bank withdrawal.

How much is the service?

Per month the service costs $19.00 and if you have two carts, $38.00 We have available a discount for those who pay a year in advance. Paying for 12 current months of $228.00 will give you a 13th month for free.

My cart is broken or missing, what can I do?

Simply let us know and we’ll provide a replacement. Even if it was broken or taken during trash pick up we will not be notified. You may let us know by visiting our office at 2523 East Hwy 76 in Marion or by calling us at 843-423-8234. 

I am behind in payments, what can I do to assure continued trash pickup and what programs are available to help me catch up the balance?

Speak with in person or by phone any of our staff in our office and we’ll explain our Non-Termination Agreement with you.  This Agreement assures both that you will continue having our service, and that we will receive the necessary payment for that service.