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3:30 am on Wednesday February 1, 2012

The plastic bag ban for yard waste begins in Charleston County

Image by Darren Midlane/Charleston County Typical plastic bag contamination mixed in with the yard waste at Charleston County's Compost Facility at Bees Ferry Landfill.Update February 1: The 90-day deferral of the mandatory paper bags for yard waste...
11:30 am on Monday December 14, 2009

Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free bag of compost

Image by Flickr user Jack AmickCharleston County’s Environmental Management Department will be recycling real – not artificial – Christmas trees and turning them into compost for residents to use for gardening this spring. Here's what you need to...
8:16 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Charleston County searches for answers in 12,000 pounds of trash (updated with video)

Image by Flickr user D'Arcy NormanImage by 20091118-landfill.jpg First reporting: Charleston County officials want to know all the dirty secrets about what you throw away. To find out, workers at the Bees Ferry Landfill are analyzing waste from 45...