Upcoming Events

Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
January 19 Recycling & Hazardous Waste Collection in Pelion, SC @ Forts Pond Elementary School
Recycle paper and electronics and safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW).  This event will be held, rain or shine, but details are subject to change.  Go to the Lexington County Solid Waste Management web page on the County website or the “County of Lexington” Facebook  page or call (803) 755-3325 to confirm details before loading up your items for drop off. Limits on ...
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Health Directions 3rd Annual Wellness Fair @ LMC Health Directions
January is the month of new beginnings.  As you launch into 2019, get a head start on better health and well being at the Health Directions Wellness Fair on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 3:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m.   Health Directions located at 3239 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia  is a wellness gym backed by Lexington Medical Center.  If you ...
Recycling Drop-Off Event at The Zoo @ Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
This recycling event is open to Lexington County and Richland County Residents.  For easy access to the event site, follow signs and staff instructions just past the zoo’s main entrance.  For a flyer on items accepted at this event, Click here  
Rain Barrel Workshop in Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rain Barrel Workshop in Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building
Rain barrels collect rain water off your roof that you can use to water your garden, wash your car and any other outdoor use.  Rain Barrels can help you save water, save money and reduce stormwater pollution.  You can build you own rain barrel at this workshop to take home! Learn about: Rain Barrel Construction Stormwater Runoff and water pollution ...
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Recycling Drop-Off Event in Batesburg-Leesville on March 23 @ Batesburg-Leesville High School
A Lexington County recycling event will be held at Batesburg-Leesville High School on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Lexington County residents (no businesses).  Items being collected for recycling are: Paper to be shredded onsite (up to 5 bags or boxes only) Electronics (up to 8 electronic items [small items and computer components are bundled to ...
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Herb Festival at the Lexington County Museum Celebrates 8 Years! @ Lexington County Museum
Join the Lexington County Herb Bunch on Saturday April 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for the 8th Annual “It’s All About Herbs” Festival.  Festival admission is free for all at the Lexington County Museum.  Activities include a plant sale with many varieties of herbs, herb and plant related vendors, food vendors, free herb mini-demonstrations, and a silent auction.  ...
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
50th Anniversary of Peach Tree Rock Nature Preserve @ Peach Tree Rock Nature Preserve
Peach Tree Rock Heritage Preserve at comprises 460 acres in Lexington County and is co-managed by the S.C. Chapter of the Nature Conservancy (TNC).  The Preserve is a native long leaf pine forest that includes a 2.4 mile loop trail and features a waterfall.  The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, bird watching and is accessible year-round. ...
RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP @ Lexington County EMS Training Building
May 24 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP @ Lexington County EMS Training Building
  DATE & TIME:  Friday May 24, 2019  (8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) LOGISTICS:        Workshop begins with a class at Lexington County EMS Training Facility. After a short break, rain barrel construction will commence in garages of Lexington County Public Works.  Assistance is available to help you complete your rain barrel if needed. LEARN ABOUT:                                                                                                                          *   Rain Barrel Construction *   Stormwater Runoff ...
DROP-OFF RECYCLING EVENT @ Lexington High School
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
DROP-OFF RECYCLING EVENT @ Lexington High School
This Drop-off recycling event at Lexington High School is a convenient way for County residents to: recycle old electronics:  Limit of 8 items accepted (small components, computer & monitor count as one item). shred paper:  Up to 5 boxes/bags will be accepted donate items to Goodwill properly dispose of pesticides and household hazardous waste: HHW guide to items accepted For ...
RECYCLING DROP-OFF EVENT @ Irmo High School
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
RECYCLING DROP-OFF EVENT @ Irmo High School
This public recycling drop-off event will be conducted at Irmo High School in the square parking lot on the corner of Wescott Rd. and St. Andrews  Rd.  It begins at 8:OO a.m. and ends promptly at 12:00 p.m.  Events are held, rain or shine, but details are subject to change.   To confirm details one week prior to events, call (803) 785-3340. ...
“BUILD YOUR OWN RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP” @ Lexington County Fire Services Building
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
"BUILD YOUR OWN RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP" @ Lexington County Fire Services Building
Rain barrels are used to harvest rain water from your roof.  The water can then be used to water your garden, wash your car, and for any other outdoor use.  Rain barrels help you save money, save water and reduce stormwater pollution.  The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium is hosting a Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop on Friday, October 25th ...
Jan 28 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Health Directions Wellness Fair @ Health Directions
Do you like: Chair Massages Nutritious Food Samples Giveaways Prize Drawings The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will staff a table where you can register for a chance to win a rain barrel. Come and learn about rain harvesting using a rain barrel!  In addition, there will be giveaway items at the table to help you remember more ways you can ...
RECYCLING EVENT AT RIVER BANKS ZOO @ Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
RECYCLING EVENT AT RIVER BANKS ZOO @ Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
A recycling drop-off event will be held at Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens for residents of Richland and Lexington Counties on Saturday, February 29 from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m.  Enter the Event using the Main Entrance – To the left before railroad tracks.  FOR EVENT FLYER AND CONTACT INFORMATION    Click Here   NOTE:  Materials from businesses will NOT be accepted at ...
“Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop” In Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
"Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop" In Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building
The Town of Irmo will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” workshop on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.   The workshop begins with check-in at 8:45 a.m. at the Town of Irmo Municipal Building located at 7300 Woodrow Street.  Representatives from the Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will present information on stormwater runoff, rainwater harvesting and ...
2020 Lexington County, SC Recycling Drop-Off Event Schedule @ Batesburg-Leesville High School Parking Lot on Summerland Ave.
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
2020 Lexington County, SC Recycling Drop-Off Event Schedule @ Batesburg-Leesville High School Parking Lot on Summerland Ave.
    This Lexington County recycling event is tentatively scheduled.  Drop-Off events  take place rain or shine. Please check the following website prior to the event to make sure there are  no changes. Click here   If you have questions, please contact  the Recycling Coordinator, Traude Sander (see contact information). Materials generated by businesses will not be accepted The items that ...
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lexington County Recycling Drop-Off Event @ Irmo High School
Lexington County and Richland County residents are invited to this recycling  drop-off  event.  Items from businesses will not be accepted at this event.  They must be brought to their county landfill. The following items will be collected: Tires (up to 8 tires per vehicle) Scrap Metal Household Goods Paper (up to 5 boxes or bags can be shredded onsite) Electronics ...
Dec 12 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Litter Clean-Up of Rawl's Creek @ Friarsgate Community
A clean-up of Rawls Creek will be held in the Friarsgate Community, Irmo, SC.   To learn how a simple clean-up can lessen the chance of future flooding and how you can help, Click on the link below https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfvCZmgk-9DvZ7mtUypz5_oMAlSlYt2W4LzrQsnxOsu9PNKZw/viewform    
Grinding of the Greens @ Lexington and Richland Counties
Dec 26 2020 – Jan 7 2021 all-day
Grinding of the Greens @ Lexington and Richland Counties
Keep the Midland’s Beautiful announces recycling of natural undecorated Christmas trees at locations in Lexington and Richland Counties. Mark your calendar for December 26—January 7 and click on the link below to the KMB website for the locations and hours to bring your natural Christmas tree for grinding into mulch. Here’s the link:      
HHW Drop-Off events listed in the flyer below are open to Lexington County residents only.  Mark your calendar this Spring with the dates in the flyer beginning on Saturday, February 6, to bring a wide variety of hazardous materials to the locations listed in the flyer.  These items are collected by EcoFlo, a hazardous waste disposal company, for proper handling ...
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lexington County Recycling Drop-Off Event - Riverbanks Zoo @ Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will host this event in several small parking lots to the left of the main entrance to the zoo.  This will be a drive-through event for residents of Lexington County and Richland County only.  Materials generated by businesses will not be accepted.  The following items will be collected at no charge from residents: Electronics (up to ...
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lexington County Drop-Off Recycling Event at Batesburg-Leesville High School @ Batesburg-Leesville High School Parking Lot
Batesburg-Leesville High School will tentatively host a Recycling Drop Off Event for Lexington County Residents on Saturday, April 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  This will be a drive-through event in the school parking lot on Summerland Avenue.  Materials generated by businesses will NOT be accepted. To check on the status of this tentative event, please go to the ...

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