News and Announcements

Public news and announcements are brought to you by the Horry County Public Information Office.

Horry County News and Announcements

Lake Arrowhead Solid Waste and Recycling Center Reopens with Expanded Service

On May 12, 2022 in County News

Horry County Councilmembers Harold Worley and Bill Howard are pleased to announce the reopening of the Lake Arrowhead Solid Waste and Recycling Center with expanded hours and services. These Councilmembers led the initiative to restore the center, working together with staff members from Horry County and the Solid Waste Authority to implement the project.

Following a several years-long closure, the center will begin to accept waste and recyclables on Friday, May 13, 2022 and will officially reopen on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The Center will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Horry County Councilmember Bill Howard said, “As our County continues to grow, we have to expand and improve the services we offer to our residents. I’m proud of the work we have done to restore this center and to ensure that the residents in this area have convenient access to solid waste and recycling facilities.” 

Councilmember Harold Worley said, “This was a team effort and I want to thank the staff from Horry County Government and the Solid Waste Authority for their work on this project.”  

The center is located next door to the Lake Arrowhead Fire Station and will initially offer:

  • Household garbage disposal 
  • Recycling of the following: 
  • Aluminum cans, foil and pans 
  • Steel cans
  • Cardboard and paperboard (such as cereal boxes)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Newspaper, magazines, catalogs and unwanted mail
  • Plastic bottles, jars and jugs
  • Clothing and shoes 

Residents needing to dispose of the following items would need to visit one of the other 24 Recycling Convenience Centers:

  • Bulk Waste disposal (furniture, mattresses, etc.) 
  • Yard Waste
  • Scrap Metal
  • Batteries 
  • Cooking Oil 
  • Household electronics 
  • Scrap metal 
  • Tires 
  • Used Motor Oil 

For more information, please contact the Solid Waste Authority at (843) 347-1651 or visit their website at