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Office Hours: 7:00 am to 4:30 pm,  Monday - Friday

Telephone Numbers:

  • Summerville Phone: 832-0070
  • Summerville Fax: 832-0064
  • St. George Phone: 563-0070
  • St. George Fax: 563-0064

Mailing Address & Location: 2120 East Main Street, Dorchester, SC 29437

The Dorchester County Solid Waste Department provides convenience site locations for County residents to dispose of household garbage, brown goods, white goods, construction and demolition debris, yard debris, and recyclables. The department assists with the task of keeping each site clean and orderly through the efforts of part-time and full time employees. It is responsible for litter reduction through Codes Enforcement, and increased recycling through public education. We also aid in the cleanup and disposal of roadside debris and litter through the Community Service Program, Keep America Beautiful, and Codes Enforcement Officers.   Code Enforcement handing

 Attention Dorchester County Residents

Effective February 24, 2009, Yard Debris will no longer be accepted at the Dorchester County Convenience Sites or Carolina Landfill. Yard debris may now be disposed of only at the following sites:

Miles Jamison Road Site
130 Suburban Lane
Summerville, SC

From Trolley road travel 0.9 miles and turn on Suburban Lane.  Site is located approximately 0.1 mile on right.

Sandy Pines Landfill Site
Sandy Pines Lane
Dorchester, SC

From US Highway 78 turn onto Delee Circle (adjacent to Oakridge Landfill entrance), travel 0.6 miles, turn left on sandy Pines Lane, travel 1.0 miles, turn on site drive and travel 0.3 miles to yard debris collection area.

Both Sites are open on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am until 5:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 am until 5:00 PM.

Yard debris sites are for residents use only. No commercial disposal is allowed.

Passenger tires are accepted at all convenience sites for residents only. No more than 4 tires may be disposed of at a convenience site. Commercial haulers may not dispose of tires at convenience sites.

NO Scavenging

It is a violation of Dorchester County Policy to Scavenge at any County Convenience Site.  It is also a violation to allow anyone to Scavenge at the County Convenience Sites and/or to profit form Scavenging in any fashion.

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