Acceptable & Unacceptable Waste Items

Batteries & Paint

All batteries and paint must be placed on the pallet under the shed; empty and dried paint cans may go in the compactor.

Cardboard, Hard Plastic & Small Appliances

  • Cardboards (use cardboard recycle bins where available)
  • Coffee Makers
  • Hard Plastic Goods (toys, household goods, etc.)
  • Large Styrofoam
  • Newspaper
  • Plastic Bathtubs, Sinks, Toilets
  • Plastic Chairs, Tables, etc.
  • Plastic Pools
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Vinyl Siding


  • All Paper Products
  • Aluminum Food Containers
  • Antifreeze Containers (empty)
  • Ceramic Goods
  • Clothing (if no separate bin available)
  • Drinking Glasses, Mirrors
  • Empty or Dried Paint Cans, Paint Brushes/Rollers
  • Food Containers
  • Grocery Bags (plastic and paper)
  • Household Garbage
  • Magazines, Books, Records
  • Pyrex Dishes
  • Small Flourescent Bulbs (limit 2)

Metal Bin

  • Bicycles, Tin and  Aluminum Siding
  • Heaters (gas or oil)
  • Large household appliances (refrigerator, stove, etc.); must be empty of contents and door detached
  • Lawn Mowers with Oil and Gas Removed, Weed Eaters
  • Metal Bed Springs and Rails (not burned)
  • Metal Satellite Dish (small dishes only; larger dishes must be broken down or taken to landfill
  • Scrap Metal
  • Sinks or Tubs (metal)
  • Swing Sets (broken down or taken apart)
  • Tire Rims
  • VCRs, Microwaves, Barbeque Grills
  • Water Tanks with Opening


15 tires may be dropped off, per household per year (car and pick-up truck tires only). Other truck, 18 wheeler, tractor tires, and all off-road tires must be taken to the landfill.

Yard Trash Bins

  • Burned metal bed springs
  • Burned-out 55 gallon drums (no ashes)
  • Carpet, carpet padding, vinyl flooring
  • Commodes, lavatory (ceramic bathtubs or fiberglass showers)
  • Construction and demolition debris
  • Fence posts (no creosote)
  • Fence wire and single strand wire
  • Furniture (empty, wooden or upholstered)
  • Insulation material
  • Leaves, shrubs, pine straw and pine cones
  • Limbs (up to 4 inches in diameter)
  • Mattresses, window panes, box springs
  • Water hoses

Please note that all large loads of concrete, bricks and other debris must be brought to the County Landfill!

Used Motor Oil & Cooking Oil

  • Antifreeze and cooking oil must be placed under shed in closed containers
  • Farmer oil is accepted at the county landfill
  • Gasoline/oil mixture can be disposed at the santee site only
  • No gasoline, kerosene, diesel, cleaning fluids or cooking oil can be mixed with used oil
  • Non-contaminated used motor and cooking oil

Unacceptable Items

  • Burned Trash
  • Catalytic Converters, Tail Pipes or Mufflers
  • Closed Containers such as Gas Tanks (oxygen, freon, helium or cooking gas bottles)
  • Gasoline, Asbestos, Pallets and Creosote Lumber
  • No hazardous waste will be accepted
  • Shingles
  • Tractor Tires