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Dorchester Convenience Site Closing on June 16

Post Date:06/02/2020 3:02 PM

The Dorchester County Public Works Department announces the closing of the Dorchester Convenience Site located at 312 Limestone Road, effective at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The closure is due to the inability to secure a lease for continued use of the property.

Beginning, Thursday June 18, 2020, residents who would have normally used the Dorchester Convenience Site should begin utilizing the Sandy Pines site located at 374 Sandy Pines Lane.

The Sandy Pines site is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

The following items can be disposed of at the Sandy Pines Site:

  • Household Trash
  • Appliances
  • Scrap Metal
  • Yard Debris
  • C&D debris
  • Tires
  • Furniture & Mattresses (Brown Goods)
  • Cardboard/Mixed Paper
  • Car Batteries
  • Motor Oil, Oil Filters & Cooking Oil

Dorchester County Director of Public Works, Jason Carraher said “We apologize for any inconvenience the closing of the Dorchester Site may cause the residents of Dorchester County. While we are saddened to no longer operate the Dorchester Site, residents are encouraged to use the Sandy Pines site, conveniently located 3.5 miles from the Dorchester site location to properly dispose of household garbage and recyclable materials.”

Residents are asked to contact the Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department at (843) 832-0070 with any/all questions.