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Melissa L. Waltz

Solid Waste Manager

Landfill

79 Landfill Road

Post Office Box 149
Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3090
Fax: (803) 245-3090

waltzml@bambergcounty.sc.gov

 

Solid Waste

Mission Statement

Providing quality waste disposal services, which compile with federal, state, and local regulations for municipal solid waste and construction, demolition, and land clearing debris for the citizens of Bamberg County.

 

Functions

Bamberg County Solid Waste Department is responsible for operating and maintaining a Solid Waste Transfer Station designed for the processing of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). The waste is received from municipalities and private waste haulers and loaded onto trailers for transport and disposal in an approved landfill facility at Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority (TRSWA) in Jackson, South Carolina.

 

The county also operates a Construction & Demolition landfill where all construction type waste meeting regulatory guidelines is disposed of in the landfill. Waste tires are also collected at the Bamberg County Landfill where they are shipped to a tire processing facility and recycled at its landfill.  Yard debris is also accepted at the Bamberg County Landfill.

 

The Department also manages 8 Solid Waste Collection & Recycling Centers (Convenience Sites) throughout the County.

 

Landfill Hours:

The landfill is open Monday - Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Operation of a Waste Transfer Station for disposal of municipal solid waste and commercial waste

  • Operation of a Construction, Demolition, and Land Clearing Debris landfill

  • Processing of scrap metal and white goods for recycling

  • Processing of waste tires through chipping and recycling

  • Documentation of all wastes that enter and exit the landfill

  • Billing of landfill accounts

 

This office does not:

  • Provide residential garbage collection

  • Place disposal boxes at construction sites