List of Non-Recyclables

The following items are examples of items that cannot be recycled in the Berkeley County Recycling Program:
  • Any heavy rigid plastic such as plastic buckets, laundry baskets, plastic storage totes, plastic toys, nursery containers, plastic barrels, plastic baby gates, plastic guttering, plastic house shutters, plastic sheds, kitty litter buckets or flower pots
  • Any plastic that is black in color
  • Ceramics
  • Containers with food residuals
  • Incandescent light bulbs
  • Liquids (except automotive oil or antifreeze)
  • 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.
  • Propane bottles
  • Stumps
  • Styrofoam
  • VHS cassettes
  • Waxed paper or waxed cardboard
  • Window Glass