Upcoming Events

May 25 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm Lexington County EMS Training Building
On Friday, May 25th from 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. the Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium is providing an opportunity for residents of Lexington County to make and own a rain barrel.  See flyer in link below for more details.  Harvesting rain makes sense.  Rain water is free and abundant.  It can be used to irrigate the garden or lawn, wash a vehicle, ...
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Spirit Communications Park - Fireflies Stadium
Dog owners:  The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium with City of Columbia and Richland County will promote Trash the Poop with an interactive educational display at all Wag-a-Long Wednesday home baseball games of the Columbia Fireflies at Spirit Communications Park  from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. On June 6th, June 27th, August 1st, August 8th and August 29th dogs are welcome to come to the game with their ...
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Lexington County Public Library
Harvest rainwater from your gutters using a rain barrel and have water to irrigate or use in outdoor water features when you need it!   This class will cover: *  Constructing a rain barrel to take home with you *    Importance of managing our rainwater runoff             Program fee is:  $25.00 (Includes all materials and refreshments) Preregistration is ...
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Spirit Communications Park - Fireflies Stadium
On June 6th, June 27th, August 1st, August 8th and August 29th dogs are welcome to come to the game with their owners free of charge!  At each of those games representatives from Trash the Poop, a program sponsored by Lexington County, Richland County, and the City of Columbia, will staff a display to provide leash bag dispensers and brochures ...
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Forts Pond Elementary School
Lexington County residents:  Here’s your chance to free up space and recycle old electronics and paper to create new electronics and a myriad of useful items from paper.  For full information on items to bring to this event, please refer to this flyer  .  It’s quick and easy.  Just load up your vehicle and follow the signs in the parking lot of  Forts ...
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Irmo High School
Mark your calendars!  Fall Clean Up Recycling Day on Saturday October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Irmo High School is a HUGE opportunity for residents of Richland County and Lexington County to recycle electronics and paper and dispose of hazardous materials and metal junk. This event requires an army of helpers consisting of ROTC volunteers from Irmo ...
Oct 26 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm EMS Training Building
Join with others to learn the benefits of harvesting gallons of rain water from your rooftop!  The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium is hosting a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop consisting of a class held at the Emergency Medical Services training building on Ball Park Road in Lexington, SC followed by a hands-on group rain barrel making session at Lexington ...
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm West Columbia City Hall
This recycling and hazardous waste collection event is provided  to serve residents of West Columbia.
Dec 26 @ 7:00 am Various locations and times beginning 12/26/18 - 1/10/19 in Lexington and Richland Counties
This year take your used Christmas Tree to from December 26, 2018 – January 10, 2019 to one of 23 different locations in Lexington and Richland Counties to have it turned into Mulch.  This recycling event, Grinding of the Greens,  is sponsored by Keep the Midlands Beautiful.  On January 12, pick up the free mulch beginning at 8:30 a.m. from ...
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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 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 ...
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
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  
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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 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 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 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. ...
May 24 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm 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 ...
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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 ...
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 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. ...
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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
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 ...
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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 ...
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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 ...
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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 ...

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