SC Coastal Animal Rescue and Educational Sanctuary is a no-kill, no-breed sanctuary for unwanted, abused, and neglected exotic animals. Located in Georgetown, SC, SC-CARES operates a wildlife rehabilitation center, develops educational outreach programs and provides a compassionate environment where animals are treated with love and respect, receive proper care and given a good quality of life.

About SC-CARES
8/27/2012

Star & Skip
8/11/2012

Wolf Pack Gets A New Den
7/1/2012

Wolves Howling
6/18/2012

SC-CARES
10/13/2009

Help Save The Sanctuary
10/11/2009

Happy Folks Find Home For Tortoise
6/8/2009

Building SC-CARES
2006

Please Donate

Old Ink Cartridges and Cell Phones

Help us by recycling your brand name used ink and toner cartridges as well as your old cell phones! You'll be doing your part to help create a cleaner environment while helping SC-C.A.R.E.S. fund the sanctuary!

Consider this:

  • Millions of ink and toner cartridges are discarded everyday in the trash which end up in our landfills requiring from 400 to 1000 years to decompose.
  • Each recycled toner cartridge saves about half a gallon of oil, and for every recycled ink cartridge two ounces of oil saved.
  • Recycled cartridges are remanufactured in the USA, providing American jobs and are good for the US economy while the majority of new cartridges are made in Japan-China-Mexico-UK-Singapore-Philippines and other places around the globe.
  • A medium-sized business can use between 900 and 1,600 ink cartridges per year, or even more.
  • One school can use 300 ink cartridges per year.
  • Most households use 1 to 3 ink cartridges per year.
  • There are more than 600 million cell phones waiting to be recycled in the United States; either in drawers, or already in the waste stream. Another 100 million or so will be added next year.
  • Cell phones contain many hazardous materials including mercury and lead, that if improperly disposed can harm the environment, and potentially become detrimental to humans and wildlife.
  • Most people upgrade their cell phones every 1 to 2 years to get the latest available technology.
  • Most households have 2 to 4 cell phones.

Donating your old ink and toner cartridges and cell phones helps us fund the sanctuary as well as helping our environment and our economy.

Please drop them into our deposit box at Sweeties Pralines and Chocolates store in Georgetown, SC or mail them to:

Sweeties Pralines and Chocolates
707 Front St.
Georgetown, SC 29440

Bulletins and Upcoming Events

BarkAID- 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 • Time: 10-am til 6pm
Barkaid is back for SC CARES- Deborah @ Carolina Creations in Georgetown is hosting for us this year! Patrick Lomantini is traveling the states cutting hair for a $20 donation to aid rescues/sanctuarys like us!! Since this occurs on Tues-10/31 (Halloween) were asking Front St. businesses to help us "treat" you after your haircut- no tricks!! CALL TODAY TO BOOK YOU APPOINTMENT- (843) 520-1918- get a great haircut, help the animals at SC CARES & a treat for yourself from your local Front St. businesses!! Its all a win/win!!! Free refreshments and SC CARES t-shirts & jewelry for sale at the event! PLEASE SHARE & HELP US MAKE THIS EVENT GREAT FOR THE ANIMALS THAT NEED YOUR HELP!!



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