The function of the Landfill Department is to provide citizens with a convenient means for the disposal and collection of solid waste and to ensure that it is done in accordance with law.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control R.61-107.11 establishes the policies and procedures for the collection and disposal of Construction and Demolition debris (C&D). To comply with this requirement, Hampton County has established an operational C&D landfill for the citizens and local contractors to properly dispose of this type of material
Complete a review of the existing solid waste engineering contract
Monitor number of hauls of waste and tons of waste to ensure continued efficiency with the County's contracted solid waste disposal provider
Conduct a sale of scrap metal
The Landfill accepts
All wastes that are generated from construction, remodeling, repairing, or demolition of structures, road building, and land clearing.
The Landfill does not accept
Industrial waste that are generated by manufacturing or industrial processes
Commercial wastes that are generated by stores, offices, restaurants, warehouses, and other non-manufacturing activities
There are certain banned items that cannot be disposed of in a C&D landfill (i.e., treated lumber, liquid paints, items containing lead-based paints, creosoted cross-ties and any hazardous materials. Citizens should contact the Landfill if they have any questions.
The Landfill accepts the same items for recycling as the drop off centers with the exception of newspapers, inserts, plastic jugs, aluminum and steel cans, and empty oil bottles.