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Lexington County Hosts Recycling Drop-Off Event at Riverbanks Zoo

Feb 04, 2021 07:13PM ● By Annette Briggs

On Saturday, February 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lexington County is hosting a recycling event at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, located at 420 Rivermont Drive, in Columbia. This drive-through event for residents of Lexington and Richland counties only will take place in several small parking lots adjacent to the main entrance to the zoo.

The list of acceptable items include household electronics (up to eight large items per household), shreddable paper (up to five boxes or bags per household), scrap metal (no refrigerators/freon), tires (up to eight per household), cooking oil and much more. As a note, materials generated by businesses will not be accepted. Paint and other household hazardous waste items will not be collected at this event. 

Cost: Free. For more information, including a complete list of acceptable items, call Recycling Coordinator Laura Anne Hunt at 803-785-3340. Also visit or

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