Recycling!

MCSWA does NOT operate any curbside recycling programs. However, some municipalities in Monongalia County do offer curbside service. To summarize, the municipalities that offer curbside recycling are Morgantown, Star City and Westover.  Here’s a quick guide to the services offered by each.

Drop Off Recycling-

The City of Westover has a very nice site at 500 Dupont Rd. It is open Mon-Fri 7:00AM-3:30PM.
They accept Plastics #1-#7, Glass, Metal (aluminum and steel cans), Paper, & Cardboard.

The County Commission has Recycling Saturdays (please verify info. on county’s website) in the WalMart parking lot off of I-68/ Hornbeck Rd. from 7:00AM-11:00AM.
They accept the same as above. Both of those locations are Single Stream and do not require you to separate the materials. If you have further questions about the county recycling please contact Anthony Giambrone at 304-288-8401. or you can visit their website directly for more info. and to find out which dates there will be Recycling. http://www.moncountyrecycling.com.
The Marion County Solid Waste Authority has 2 locations open in Mon. County; Arnettsville Community Center and the Mason-Dixon Park.
These sites are always open and accept Plastics #1 & #2, Aluminum and Steel cans, Paper, and Cardboard. These sites are source separated collections, so you will need to place each item in the corresponding bin. If you have any further questions about the Marion County Recycling program please call them at (304) 825-1976.

Curbside Recycling-

Morgantown:
Republic Services-  Beginning October 1, 2012 the recycling collection will become weekly pick up. Residents will be issued a Green 65-gallon cart as the basic service. Senior citizens can instead request a 35-gallon cart but will need to complete a form or contact Republic Services directly. The new recycling program will begin the week of January 7, 2013 but the carts will be delivered the week of December 10, 2012.
Acceptable recycling materials include: aluminum cans, corrugated cardboard, glass- all colors and shapes, Newsprint and inserts, office paper, Plastics #1-#6, steel cans, phonebooks, paperback books, junk mail and envelopes, dry food and tissue boxes, pizza boxes- clean lid only, magazines and catalogs.
Place all acceptable materials into the cart without sorting.
To qualify for curbside service in Morgantown, you must be subscribed to Republic Services garbage service in a residential neighborhood (NOT an apartment complex). Call Republic Services at (304) 366-8900 or (304) 296-3696 for more information. The old blue bins will no longer be used after January 7, 2013.

Westover:
Commodities accepted include cardboard (corrugated or single-ply), newspapers and magazines, aluminum cans, steel cans, and #1 and #2 plastics.
To qualify for curbside service in Westover residents must call at 304-296-6860 to set up curbside recycling.  Pickup is every Friday.

Star City:
Commodities accepted include cardboard (corrugated or single-ply), newspapers and magazines, aluminum cans, steel cans, and #1 and #2 plastics.
To qualify residents must call Star City at 304-599-3407 to set up curbside recycling. Commodities must be placed in separate bags (provided by Star City, call to acquire bags). Pickup is the FIRST Friday of every month.

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