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Trash / Recycle Center

SUMMER HOURSWINTER HOURS
Tuesday and Thursday4:00pm to 6:30pmTuesday and Thursday3:00pm to 5:30pm
Saturday9:00am to 1:00pmSaturday9:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday1:00pm to 5:00pmSunday1:00pm to 5:00pm

NOTE: Everyone is required to use Lake Santee (blue) garbage bags for items other than recyclables.

Bags are available at the Trash/Recycle Center or the Lake Santee Office:  30 Gal/10 Pack @ $16.00  or 15 Gal/10 Pack @ $9.00


Recycling Regulations

CARDBOARD - All boxes must be flattened and placed in the bin provided. All cardboard is acceptable except coated boxes such as milk & juice cartons, downy refills, etc.

Trash - Recycle Center

The following may be mixed or co-mingled:

  • TIN – Please rinse and remove labels.
  • GLASS - Please rinse & remove labels.
  • ALUMINUM
  • PLASTIC - Please rinse containers.
  • NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES – Please bundle or bag.

The following items are prohibited in the dumpsters: car and truck batteries, animal carcasses, asbestos shingles, lead based paint cans, any paint cans containing wet paint, liquids and fuel cans.


Heavy Trash

Lake Santee offers special "Heavy Trash" opportunities.  Check the Smoke Signals for dates.  When Heavy Trash is available, bring your big items to the trash/recycle center during regular hours. A nominal fee will be charged by the attendant on duty depending on type and size of material. We cannot accept any items containing Freon (i.e. refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers), tires, wet paint, batteries, chemicals, fuel cans or liquids.

office hours
Monday - Friday
9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday
CLOSED - CLOSED
Sunday
closed