RECYCLING RESOURCES2020-05-25T14:12:09+00:00

Where Can I Recycle This?

Some material may be recyclable but still doesn’t belong in your curbside recycling bin. Whether it’s old computers, batteries, plastic bags, or motor oil making sure you Recycle Right will help to reduce contamination in recycling bins. Check out the different categories below to find where you can recycle other than curbside.

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E-Waste2020-09-21T19:42:23+00:00

A graphic for e-waste.

Republic Services offers free pick up of e-waste every 4th Saturday of the month to all Morgantown residents. Call 304-366-8900 or 1-800-696-3173 to schedule your free pick-up through Republic. Visit their website to see a full list of accepted electronics https://www.republicservices.com/residents/recycling/e-waste

 

You can also recycle your e-waste at these locations:

PC Renewal
3848 Grafton Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26508
Phone: 304-291-8550
https://wvpcrenewal.com/

Shermantic Computer Services
600 Fairmont Ave.
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304-367-0020
www.shermantic.com

Best Buy
3294 University Town Centre Dr.
Morgantown, WV, 26501
Phone: 304-598-9052
www.bestbuy.com/site/services/recycling

Office Depot
733 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Morgantown, WV, 26505
Phone: 304-598-07899

Morgantown Goodwill
(Multiple locations)

Batteries2020-03-24T16:18:54+00:00

A graphic for batteries.All batteries are accepted at MUB’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. You can find more information on that event here: https://mub.org/hhwc.

Rechargeable batteries

Best Buy
3294 University Town Centre Dr
Morgantown, WV, 26501

Lowes
(Multiple locations)

Car/truck batteries

Advance Auto Parts
(Multiple locations)

Advance Auto Parts will give $10 store credit for each battery.

AutoZone
(Multiple locations)

AutoZone will give $10 store credit for each battery.

Light Bulbs2020-05-25T14:44:34+00:00

Fluorescent bulbs are accepted at MUB’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. You can find more information about that event here: https://mub.org/hhwc.

You can also recycle fluorescent bulbs (tubes not accepted) at the following locations:

Best Buy
3294 University Town Centre Dr
Morgantown, WV, 26501

Lowes
(Multiple locations)

Incandescent, halogen and LED light bulbs do not contain hazardous materials and is considered safe to dispose of in the trash.

Plastic Bags and Films2020-03-24T16:32:55+00:00

A graphic showing plastic bags.All major retail chains accepts plastic bags and plastic films (i.e., bread bags and packaging wrap). Recycling bins are located either outside in front of the store  or by check-out stands.

Motor Oil2020-03-24T16:34:29+00:00

A graphic for motor oil.Motor oil is accepted at MUB’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. You can find more information on that event here: https://mub.org/hhwc.

Advance Auto Parts
(Multiple locations)

AutoZone
(Multiple locations)

Paint2020-03-24T16:37:20+00:00

Oil based paint can be recycled at MUB’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. You can find more information on that event here: https://mub.org/hhwc.

Latex paints can be safely disposed of in your regular trash after following these methods:

  1. Open the can and let it air dry.
  2. Pour excess paint on cardboard or in a cardboard box filled with newspaper. Let the paint dry and then dispose of it in the trash.
  3. Mix an absorbent (like sawdust or kitty litter) with the paint. Let the paint dry and then dispose of it in the trash.

* Usable latex paint can be exchanged or picked-up at the annual Decker’s Creek Paint Exchange event.

Household Hazardous Waste2020-03-24T18:47:26+00:00


Check out the MUB website to learn about their annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day: https://mub.org/hhwc.

Appliances2020-03-24T17:26:24+00:00

A graphic showing a standard household appliance.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1825 Earl L. Core Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26501
Phone: 304-291-2991

Accepts working appliances only.
Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements).

Appliance Distribution Source LLC
110 Dunkard Ave.
Westover WV 26501
Phone: 304-292-1348

Free appliance recycling drop-off for washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators,
stoves, A/C’s, water heaters, dehumidifiers.

*please leave by dock ramp if after hours

Salvation Army
1224 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-296-3525

Accepts working appliances only. Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)

Best Buy
3294 University Town Centre Dr.
Morgantown, WV, 26501
Phone: 304-598-9052

Offers free haul/recycling of appliances with purchase and delivery of a new one.

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/services/recycling/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Lowes
(Multiple locations)

Offers haul/recycling of appliances for a fee with purchase and delivery of a new one.

Scrap Metal2020-03-24T17:28:06+00:00

A graphic showing scrap metal.

3 Rivers Iron and Metal
500 Virginia Ave.
Fairmont, WV, 26554
Phone: 304-366-8099

https://3riversironandmetal.com/

Mountain State Metals
1823 Morgantown Ave.
Fairmont, WV, 26554
Phone: 304-367-1207

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Northern-Mountain-State-Metals/155857247787622

Medications2020-10-05T18:37:48+00:00

A graphic showing medications.

The Morgantown Police Department will hold a biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day in cooperation with the DEA. Details TBA

 

***Please reference the list of acceptable medications before disposal of medication in the bin at the select location***

 

Walgreens
897 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Morgantown, WV, 26505

 

WVU Hospitals
1 Medical Center Dr.                        390 Birch St.
Morgantown, WV, 26505                Morgantown, WV, 26505

 

CVS Pharmacy
1000Pineview Dr.                             3521 Monongahela Blvd.
Morgantown, WV, 26505                Morgantown, WV, 26505

 

Public Safety Building
300 Spruce St.
Morgantown, WV, 26505

 

Town of Star City
370 Broadway Ave,
Star City, WV, 26505

 

 

Use this useful link to locate medication drop-off sites in other areas https://apps2.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch/spring/main?execution=e1s2

Textiles2020-03-24T18:58:54+00:00

Morgantown Goodwill
(Multiple locations)

Salvation Army
1224 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-296-3525

Christian Help
219 Walnut St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-296-0221

WVU Textile Recycling Drop-off Locations-Accepted 24/7

  • Mountaineer Station
  • West entrance of the WVU Student Recreation Center
  • Dadisman Hall Parking Lot- 33H
Tires2020-03-24T17:39:29+00:00

The WV DEP coordinates several tire collection days in different counties throughout the state. Check out the Monongalia County Recycling Website for more information http://www.moncountyrecycling.com/how-do-i-dispose-of.html

Paper Shredding2020-09-10T18:21:29+00:00

  • Shredded paper in a clear plastic bag can go in single-stream recycling
  • PACE Shredding offers secure paper shredding services

PACE Shredding 
889 Mylan Park Lane 
Morgantown, WV 26501 
All shredded paper is recycled 
Drop-off weekdays between 8 am and 2 pm 
Phone: (304) 983-7223 

Bicycles2020-04-06T14:31:21+00:00

Positive Spin
BOPARC Center
1216 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26505
info@positivespin.org

Phone: 304-933-2633 / 304-wee-code
https://facebook.com/positivespinwv
http://www.positivespin.org/ 

Accepts bikes and bike parts for refurbishment and recycling. Please
contact before bringing bike donations.

Mail-in recycling programs2020-06-02T19:20:58+00:00

There are several mail-in recycling programs to recycle stuff that isn’t accepted at the curb. Some programs are free while others have a fee. TerraCycle is one of the biggest mail-in recycler providers with programs to recycle things from health and beauty products, baby food pouches and even chip bags and Pringles containers!

TerreCycle https://www.terracycle.com/en-US

Earth911 is an excellent resource to find recycling solutions for items you are not sure where or how to recycle. http://www.earth911.com