Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

What: HHWC Day is an opportunity for Monongalia County residents to drop-off hazardous household waste (see list below). Virtually all households have some household hazardous waste.  HHW is generally defined as a household waste that is toxic, flammable, reactive or corrosive.  A substance is hazardous if it has the potential to harm human health and the environment.  Commercial products like automotive fluids, pool chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints and wood preservatives are all formulated with potential hazardous substances.

HHWC Day Sponsors

  • Morgantown Utility Board
  • MECCA/9-1-1
  • Monongalia County Commission
  • Mon County LEPC

When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Morgantown Utility Board, 278 Greenbag Road

Who: Residents of Monongalia County residents – Please bring proof of residency (driver’s license or utility bill with a form of ID) – NO BUSINESSES PERMITTED!

Why: Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection protects the environment, the safety of local emergency providers and the health and safety of people in their homes.

Questions: Call 304.292.8443 or email Chris Dale at cdale@mub.org.

 

Please note: We reserve the right to turn any person away or to refuse to accept any product. 

 

What is being accepted

  • Anti-freeze
  • Arts/Crafts Supplies
  • Batteries (All types)
  • Bleaches
  • Cell Phones
  • Drain/Oven/Floor cleaners
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Freon (Canisters Only)
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Lawn & Garden Chemicals
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Motor Oil (Used)
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Rodent Killers
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Oil Filters (used)
  • Propane Cylinders
  • Rust Preventatives
  • Septic (cesspool) Cleaners
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Oil-Based Paints (NO LATEX PAINT) *

What is NOT being accepted

  • Appliances
  • Computers
  • Unmarked cylinders
  • Ammunition
  • Commercial Farming/Agricultural Materials
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Infectious & Biological Waste
  • Latex Paint *
  • Prescription Medication
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Syringes
  • Tires
  • Business waste
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The Regular Board Meeting

The Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:30PM. The public meeting will be held at the MCSWA Office; the address is 255 South Plant St. Morgantown, WV 26501.

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The Regular Board Meeting

The Regular Board Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 4:30PM. The public meeting will be held at the MCSWA Office; the address is 255 South Plant St. Morgantown, WV 26501. This meeting had to be rescheduled from its regular time and date due to scheduling conflicts.

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Tire Amnesty Day Has Been Scheduled!

The WVDEP has Scheduled the Monongalia County Tire Amnesty Day! The event will be held July 12th, 2014 from 8 am- 4 pm at Sam’s Club in the University Town Center. To see the scheduled days for all counties please follow this link Scheduled Tire Days.

Tire Collection Rules

  • Only tires from state residents will be accepted.
  • Please have your WV ID ready when you sign in.
  • A ten tire limit per person will be strictly enforced.
  • Tires on or off the rim will be allowed.
  • We accept only car or light truck tires. (16 inches or less)
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The Regular Board Meeting

The Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 4:30PM. The public meeting will be held at the MCSWA Office; the address is 255 South Plant St. Morgantown, WV 26501.

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E-Cycling, Electronics Recycling

We will not be holding an electronics recycling event this summer. Please be responsible when choosing how to recycle your old tv’s, computers, and other electronic devices. PC Graffiti located in downtown Morgantown @ 1216 University Avenue may accept your electronics for recycling. Please call them with your questions (304) 241.4356 or go to their website www.pcgraffiti.com

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Our office will be closed this week.

Happy Monday Recyclers! Just a friendly reminder that our office will be closed Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 through Friday, April 18th, 2014. We will reopen on Monday, April 21st, 2014. The processing facility will remain open during this week for bulk recycling drop off. We would like to direct you to our website for general information and questions @ www.moncoswa.org. Also, the Mountaineer Transfer Station telephone number is 304.368.7777. For electronic recycling please call PC Graffiti or Best Buy. All satellite sites will remain open for recycling drop offs. The processing center and facility at 255 South Plant Street is open from 6a to 5p Monday through Friday. Thank you and have a wonderful week!
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