The County operates eight recycling centers. Items recycled include plastic, glass, paper,
cardboard, metal, clothes, petroleum products, batteries and tires.
 

Solid Waste (2004)

  Tons Percent
Transferred Out of State 44,092 63%
C&D Landfill 12,607 18%
Incinerator 3,863 6%
Recycled 9,070 13%
Transportation

County Roads 636 miles
State Primary Highway System 228 miles
Stare Secondary Highway System 493 miles
County Bridges 67
Pickens County Airport Runway 5,001 feet