The function of the Landfill Department is to provide Hampton County citizens with a convenient means for collection and disposal of recyclables and solid waste and to ensure that it is done so in accordance with the law.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental 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 maintains as operational C&D landfill for the citizens and local contractors to properly dispose of this type of debris.
Goals: Facilitate the collection, handling and recycling of all recyclable items delivered to Hampton County convenience site drop off locations and the main landfill.
Monitor the number of hauls of waste and measure tons of waste to ensure continued efficiency
The function of the Recycling Department is to provide Hampton County citizens with a convenient means for the collection and disposal of recyclables.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has set the recycling goal of 35% for all counties and a waste reduction goal of 3.5 pounds per day. To comply with that goal, Hampton County has 10 convenience center drop off locations located throughout the county to help facilitate recycling within the county. All Hampton County citizens are encouraged to participate in waste reduction and recycling.
Goals: To promote and facilitate recycling in Hampton County.