Recyclables

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Aerosol Cans
Completely empty contents and remove plastic cap. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Air Conditioners 
Any manufacture, age or condition. Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Aluminum Cans 
Completely empty contents. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Aluminum Foil 
Completely clean foil. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Appliances 
Metal units with or without freon only. Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Antifreeze
Used antifreeze that has not been mixed with any oil is acceptable at the Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Antifreeze is acceptable regardless of age or manufacture. There is a 5 gallon limit per visit. We cannot accept any antifreeze from commercial businesses. Please see the recycling attendant for disposal location.

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Batteries
Lead-acid: Car, lawnmower and boat batteries are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.
Ni-Cd: Rechargeable batteries found typically in power tools, cordless and cell phones, battery-powered toys, and camcorders are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Must be placed in a plastic bag.
Dry Cell: Non -rechargeable batteries such as AA, AAA, 9V, C, D batteries are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Must be placed in a plastic bag.

Bicycles 
Any manufacture, age or condition are acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Bi-Metal Cans
Completely empty contents. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Books 
Please deposit books into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. School yearbooks are not acceptable.

Boots
Any manufacture, age or condition. Please deposit boots into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Brown Glass Bottles and Jars 
Completely empty contents. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Brush
There is a $10.00 processing fee to accept a PICKUP truck load of brush or $3.00 processing fee for smaller quantities such as cars. Trailer loads are $10 and dump truck loads are $20.00 per load. Cash and checks only. Credit cards are not accepted. Brush must be less than 6 inches thick and shorter than 10 feet. Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Cardboard 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Please separate from all other paper at Grapevine Road Recycling Center.

Cassette Player

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

Catalogs 

Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Cell Phones 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Cereal Boxes 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Christmas Lights 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Any age or condition is acceptable. Please remove bulbs where practical.

Christmas Trees 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Please remove all holiday decorations and wiring and return the tree to its natural state. Please contact Berkeley County SWA for special curbside collection events.

Clear Glass Bottles
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Please empty contents, remove caps and rinse thoroughly. Not Accepted: Ceramics, plate window glass, drinking glasses and light bulbs. Including these items can ruin an entire load of glass!

Clothes 
Please deposit clothes into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Coats
Please deposit coats into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Compact Fluorescent Lamps 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Must be placed in a plastic bag. Do not recycle if glass is broken. Long tube fluorescent bulbs are not acceptable.

Computer 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

Computer Paper
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Computer Parts
Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

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Dehumidifiers 
Any manufacture, age or condition are acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Detergent Bottles 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road only. Please empty contents, remove caps and rinse thoroughly. Bottles may be transported in a plastic bag but needs to be removed from the bag at the recycling center.

Dryers
Any manufacture, age or condition are acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Completely empty contents.

Dry Cell Batteries
Non -rechargeable batteries such as AA, AAA, 9V, C, D batteries are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Must be placed in a plastic bag.

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Egg Cartons 
Paper egg cartons are acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Styrofoam cartons are only acceptable at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center for fuel manufacturing at Entsorga.

Electrical Wiring
Any manufacture, age or condition are acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Electronic Equipment

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit donation requested for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

Eyeglasses 
Eyeglasses are accepted at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center and South Berkeley Recycling Center.

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Ferrous Metals
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Flowers
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Fluorescent Lamps 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Do not recycle if glass is broken. Long tube fluorescent bulbs longer than 4 feet are not acceptable. The fluorescent lamp recycling is for residents only.

Food Waste
Accepted at Grapevine Road Recycling Center and the South Berkeley Recycling Center Only. Participants are encourage to utilize a reusable sealable container for the transportation of the food waste to a recycling center. All food waste must be removed from its manufactured packaging. Examples of acceptable food waste include meat, poultry, fish, bones, eggs, table scraps, fruits, vegetables, bread, pasta, grains, coffee grounds and tea bags. The acceptable food waste can be comingled together.

Freon Units
Accepted at Grapevine Road Recycling Center and the South Berkeley Recycling Center.

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Garden Debris 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. No table food or ashes.

Glass Bottles and Jars
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Please empty contents, remove caps and rinse thoroughly. Not Accepted: Ceramics, plate window glass, drinking glasses, light bulbs. Including these items can ruin an entire load of glass!

Grass
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Green Glass Bottles and Jars
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Please empty contents, remove caps and rinse thoroughly. Not Accepted: Ceramics, plate window glass, drinking glasses, light bulbs. Including these items can ruin an entire load of glass!

Greeting Cards
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Grocery Bags
Paper - Acceptable at all BCSWA recycling centers.
Plastic - Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Please empty contents. Bags must be marked with a 2 or 4 recycling symbol.

Guttering (metal only)
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Ink Jet Cartridges
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. Please place in a plastic bag.

Iron (metal)
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Junk Mail 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

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Kitchen Sink
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Lawn Mowers
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Mowers must have oil and gasoline removed.

Leaves 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Lumber
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Lumber with any paint or stain is not acceptable. Lumber used in outdoor applications such as decks, steps or fencing is not acceptable. Plastic or rotten lumber is not acceptable.

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Magazines 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Metals
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Microwave 
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Glass tray and all food waste must be removed prior to recycling.

Mixed Paper

A mixture of papers including newspapers, office paper, envelopes, cereal and cracker boxes, magazines, phone books, file folders. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. 

Cardboard must be separated from mixed paper at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center. No waxed paper or waxed cardboard.

Monitors

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

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Newspaper 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Non-Ferrous Metals
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Office Paper
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers. No waxed paper or waxed cardboard.

Oil
Used oil that has not been mixed with other liquids is acceptable at the Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers. There is a 5 gallon limit per visit. We cannot accept any oil from commercial businesses. Please see the recycling attendant for disposal location. Acceptable oil includes engine oil, hydraulic oil and transmission fluid regardless of age or manufacture.

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Packaging
Plastic containers 1-7, plastic buckets, plant nursery containers are only acceptable at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center. Plastic containers may be transported in a plastic bag but needs to be removed from the bag at the recycling center.

Pallets (wood only)
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Paper 
Papers including newspapers, grocery bags, office paper, envelopes, cereal and cracker boxes, magazines, phone books, file folders. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.
Cardboard must be separated from mixed paper at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center. No waxed paper or waxed cardboard.

Phone Books 
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Plastic Containers
Plastic containers 1-7, plastic buckets, plant nursery containers are only acceptable at the Grapevine Road Recycling Center. Plastic containers may be transported in a plastic bag but needs to be removed from the bag at the recycling center.

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Quilts
Please deposit quilts into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

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Radios

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

Rechargeable Batteries
Lead-acid: Car, lawnmower and boat batteries are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.
Ni-Cd: Rechargeable batteries found typically in power tools, cordless and cell phones, battery-powered toys, and camcorders are accepted at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Must be placed in a plastic bag.

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Saw Dust
Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Scrap Metal
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Shirts 
Please deposit shirts into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Shoes 
Please deposit shoes into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Steel Cans
Completely empty contents and rinse thoroughly. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

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Telephone Books
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Television 

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.

Textiles 
Please deposit textiles into the yellow Planet Aid container at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers.

Tin Cans 
Completely empty contents and rinse thoroughly. Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

Tires 
Special event collection only. *Please contact Berkeley County SWA for date and rules.

Toner Cartridges
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Unicycle
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

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Vegetables
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. No table food waste, stumps or ashes.

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Washers
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Weeds 
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only.

Wiring 
Any type of electrical wiring is acceptable acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers. Examples include extension cords, computer cables, household wiring and Christmas lights. Any age or condition is acceptable.

Wood
Lumber - Acceptable at Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. Lumber must be without paint and not pressure treated.

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Xerox Paper
Acceptable at all SWA recycling centers.

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Yard Waste
Acceptable at the Grapevine Road & South Berkeley Recycling Centers Only. No table food waste, stumps or ashes.

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Zip Disks and Zip Drives 

Acceptable at Grapevine Road and South Berkeley Recycling Centers only. There is a $15.00/unit fee required for each TV or computer monitor. This includes units with CRTs, LCDs, Plasma TVs and Projection TVs.