Disposal Information

APPLIANCES

Native American Community Center
(Formerly Wadestown Community Resource Center)
Accepts working appliances only
Free pick up (call to make arrangements)
Phone: (304) 662-6220 or (724) 435-7400 Call for more information

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Accepts working appliances only
Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)
Phone: (304) 291-2991 Call for more information

Salvation Army
Accepts working appliances only
Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)
Phone: (304) 296-3525 Call for more information

Recycling Options:
-Dick’s Recycling (304) 599-3481
-3 Rivers Iron and Metal (304) 366-8099
-N. Mountain State Metals (304) 292-1200 or (304) 367-1207
-Jack’s Recycling (800) 222-8932 or (724) 324-2707

 

BATTERIES

Not sure what kind of batteries you have? Need more information on types of batteries and battery recycling? Click HERE.

Morgantown Phone Center
Only accepts re-chargeable batteries (NiCad, Lithium, Nickel Metal hydride, Small sealed lead)
Must weigh less than one pound
Must be dropped off
Phone: (304) 292-8911 x 1 Call for more information

Premier Computers
Only accepts re-chargeable batteries (NiCad, Lithium, Nickel Metal hydride, Small   sealed lead)
Must be dropped off
Phone: (304) 292-7000 Call for more information

Advanced Auto, Walmart, NAPA
Accepts automobile batteries for recycling
Please call before you drop off batteries

Global Impact
Will accept disposable one-time-use household batteries
Phone: (304) 677-0379 Call for more information

PC RENEWAL

3848 Grafton Road Morgantown, WV 26508
Call: (304)-291-8550
Fax: (304)-291-8552
Email: pcrenewal@comcast.net
Website: www.wvpcrenewal.com

Nerd Rage

223 Fayette St
Morgantown, WV 26505

BOOKS

Native American Community Center
Accepts hardcover and soft cover books for recycling
Call to arrange pickup
Phone: (304) 662-6220 Call for more information

The Bookshelf
Accepts used books and gives store credit
Phone: (304) 599-4601 Call for more information

Yellow House Recycling
Phone: (304) 304-685-1474 Call for more information

Retails
Morgantown Mall
Phone: (304) 983-8899 Call for more information

Animal Friends Thrift Shoppe
Mountaineer Mall
Phone: (304) 291-5825 Call for more information

COMPOSTING & MULCH

City of Clarksburg Compost Facility
Will accept yard waste defined as: grass clippings, leaves, brush and tree trimmings no larger than 6 inches in diameter and 6 feet long
Offers compost/mulch for home use                                                                                              Phone: (304) 624-1611 or (304)-624-1612 Call for more information                                    Open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (except holidays) 8 am – 3 pm.

 

Maverick Shredding/Mulching
Operates a mobile mulching/grinding unit
Can grind in bulk
Phone: (304)-276-7770 Call for more information

 

COMPUTERS and ELECTRONICS

Nerd Rage

223 Fayette St
Morgantown, WV 26505

-PC Renewal

3848 Grafton Road Morgantown, WV 26508
Call: (304)-291-8550
Fax: (304)-291-8552
Email: pcrenewal@comcast.net
Website: www.wvpcrenewal.com

for flyer go to: https://mcswa.wordpress.com/pc-renewal/

Shermantic Computer Services
600 Fairmont Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554
Recycles all old computers, keyboards, mice, monitors, printers, copiers, fax machines, notebooks & laptops
Does secure data deconstruction, so none of your data can be recovered
They also recycle old Electronics and Home Appliances
All of their recycling is done FREE of charge
Phone: (304) 367-0020 Call for more information

Cell Phones for Soldiers
Donate your used cell phone for recycling that benefits our troops stationed overseas Print this FREE shipping label http://www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com/media_docs/cpfs_prepaid_label.pdf and put up to 3 phones in an envelope or box
The phones get recycled and prepaid phone cards are given to soldiers serving overseas

Best Buy
(University Town Centre, Granville)
Accepts all computer components
Accepts many other home electronics
WILL  accept TVs under 32 inches and flat screen TVs under 60 inches
NO console TVs and NO CRT TVs larger than 32 inches
See this site for details
Phone: (304) 598-9052 Call for more information

Goodwill Industries
Sabraton exit 4 I-68.   1954 Hunters Way, Morgantown, WV 26508
Accepts all computers and computer parts for FREE recycling
NO monitors with broken glass screens can be accepted
Will only accept working TVs for re-sale
Phone: (304) 296-7900 Call for more information

Office Depot
(Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown)
Offers prepaid boxes for electronics recycling
Phone: (304) 59807899 Call for more information

-PACE Enterprises                                                                                                                                      889 Mylan Park Lane                                                                                                                        Morgantown, WV 26501                                                                                                                               (304) 983-7223

info@paceenterprises.org

https://www.facebook.com/PACEMorgantown?fref=ts

Runs electronics recycling events periodically, call for details on upcoming events

 

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Accepts still usable materials for re-sale
Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)
Phone: (304) 291-2991 Call for more information

Mountaineer Transfer Station “The Dump”
Location: Morgantown Industrial Park
Time: Mon-Fri 5:30am – 3:00pm and Sat 7:00am – 11:00am
Phone: (304) 366-8900 or (304) 368-7777 Call for fees and more information

 

DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION

Republic Services Inc
Offers on-site document destruction collection
One-time service or regular scheduled service
Ensures HIPPA compliance for confidential document destruction
Phone: (304) 296-3696 Call for more information

Pace Tec
Provides free bankers boxes
$20.00 pickup fee in Morgantown – additional fees for extra distance
Phone: (304) 599-0513 Call for more information

Cintas
Offers on-site or off-site document destruction and/or shredding
One-time service or regular scheduled service. Secure locking containers available.
Ensures HIPPA compliance for confidential document destruction
Certificate of destruction provided
Phone: (304) 216-2341 or (412) 376-7576 Call for more information

 

EYEGLASSES

Morgantown Lions Club
Accepts all used eyeglasses and hearing aids
Drop off in the purple mailbox at the Westover City Hall public drop-off area near the other recycling containers

 

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

JT Martin Fire & Safety
Located in Clarksburg
Refills & recycles fire extinguishers
Phone: (304) 622-4278 Call for more information

MJ Fire Service
Location: 652 Hillwood Dr.
Morgantown, WV 26508
Will refill, re-use, or recycle fire extinguishers
Phone: (304) 291-3021 Call for more information

Valley National Gases
Located in Fairmont
Refills fire extinguishers
Phone: (304) 363-0950 Call for more information

 

COMPACT FLUORESCENT BULBS “CFL”

Lowes                                                                                                                                                            Offers FREE recycling of unbroken CFLs at the station by front entrance                    Recycling containers also accept plastic bags and rechargeable batteries
More information at this site

 

HOUSEHOLD GOODS

Native American Community Center
Accepts: Food, usable furniture, working appliances, household goods, used clothing and shoes (any condition), hardback and soft cover books, and cardboard
Offers a FREE pickup service
Phone: (304) 662-6220 or (724) 435-7400 Call for more information

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Accepts still usable furniture and appliances for re-sale
Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)
Phone: (304) 291-2991 Call for more information

Salvation Army
Accepts: clothing, household goods, and working appliances
Will arrange pickup for large items
Phone: (304) 296-3525 Call for more information

Goodwill Stores
Accepts: clothing, household goods, usable furniture
Must be dropped off at the store
Phone: (304) 296-7900 Call for more information

Christian Help
Accepts: clothing and food/canned goods
Must be dropped off at the store
Phone: (304) 296-0221 Call for more information

-Animal Friends Thrift Shoppe
No Clothing or Computers
Pick-up available
Phone: (304) 291-5825 or (304) 290-0161 Call for more information

INK & TONER CARTRIDGES

The Cartridge Depot
Will purchase your used toner & ink cartridges
Phone: (304) 598-7070 Call for more information

Office Depot
Accepts most used toner & ink cartridges
Phone: (304) 598-7899 Call for more information

 

MEDICATIONS – home use only!

Do NOT flush any leftover medication down the toilet!

Check with your pharmacy about a take-back program
OR
Remove medication from original packaging then mix with kitty litter or used coffee grounds and put into empty can or plastic bag and dispose of in regular trash.

Hospitals, Doctor’s Offices & Businesses MUST follow federal regulations for proper disposal.

Medical facilities must comply with all applicable EPA hazardous waste disposal regulations.

For more information contact the WV Dept. of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Office of Water and Waste Management at 304-926-0495 or click HERE

MERCURY 

THERMOSTATS / THERMOMETERS CONTAINING MERCURY

R.E. Michel Company, INC

1959 Hunters Way
Lot F MORGANTOWN, WV 26505

304-292-7245

Lyon Conklin Co Inc. (Ferguson)

126 Van Kirk Drive Fairmont, WV 26554
304-534-5966

NEEDLES & SHARPS – home use only!

Check with your pharmacy about a take-back program.
OR
1-Place in a metal or hard-plastic container with a screw-on or tight-fitting lid.
Do NOT use glass or clear plastic containers.
Do not try to re-cap, remove, bend, or break the sharps to make them fit in the container.
2-When the container is almost full, add a solution of 1 teaspoon of bleach to 1 pint of water to the container and seal it tight.
3-With a permanent marker, write “NOT RECYCLABLE – TREATED SHARPS” on the outside of the container.
4-Place the container in a plastic bag and seal it with tape to prevent leakage.
5-Discard in regular trash.

Hospitals, Doctor’s Offices & Businesses MUST follow federal regulations for proper disposal.

Medical facilities must comply with all applicable EPA hazardous waste disposal regulations.

For more information contact the WV Dept. of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Office of Water and Waste Management at 304-926-0495 or click HERE

Med Cycle
Offers one-time or scheduled pickups
Phone: (888) 222-6971 Call for more information

OIL & ANTIFREEZE

Eric’s Radiator
Accepts: Antifreeze and Oil
May be a small recycling fee
Phone: (304) 685-3736 Call for more information

Advanced Auto Stores
Accepts: used oil
Call your local store for more information

 

PAINT, LACQUERS, SOLVENTS, THINNERS

Hold until Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event (sponsored by MUB http://www.mub.org/ )
OR
By law, garbage haulers cannot transport liquids so paint must be in solid form for them to accept it

Latex Paint – take the lid off and let air dry, or fill with cat litter to absorb the paint and then dispose of it in the garbage on your pick up day
Must be placed in the garbage container for pick up

Oil Paint – either paint on a surface (i.e. cardboard or scrap materials) or you may fill paint can with cat litter
If using cat litter, make sure all the paint has been absorbed
After paint is absorbed/dried, dispose of in the garbage on your pick up day
*Please note that if the weather is humid, allow extra time for the paint to completely dry

PALLETS

Craig’s Recycling
Will pick up pallets for rebuilding/reuse
Free pickup for one-time service or regularly scheduled service
Phone: (304) 291-2116 Call for more information

M.H.H.
Will pick up pallets for rebuilding / reuse
May offer free pickup service
Phone: (304) 376-9113 Call for more information

PESTICIDES / CHEMICALS

Each chemical has its own proper disposal method.
For environmentally sound disposal, please contact the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (304) 926-0440
For information on proper management & disposal of pesticides, contact Doug Hudson, WV Dept. of Agriculture, Pesticide Regulatory Program at (304) 558-2209.
Please check out the US EPA Pesticides Information page.

 

PLANTING POTS and FLATS

Shields Herb & Flower Farm
May reuse pots and flats for planting
Phone: (724) 435-7246 Call for more information

Global Impact
May reuse pots and flats for planting
Phone: (304) 677-0379 Call for more information

 

STYROFOAM PEANUTS

UPS Store
Location: Patteson Dr., Morgantown
Depending on stock, may accept clean styrofoam peanuts for packing
Phone: (304) 599-0001 Call for more information

Slight Indulgence
Depending on stock, may accept clean Styrofoam packing peanuts for packing
Phone: (304) 292-3401 Call for more information

 

STYROFOAM CHUNK

Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers
1298 Cronson Blvd.Crofton, MD 21114
Will accept chunk Styrofoam for recycling
Must mail the Styrofoam to them
Phone: (410) 451-8340 Call for more information

 

TIRES

Most garbage haulers will not accept tires
Call your trash hauler for more information
Republic Services  does NOT accept tires
Call to confirm with City of Westover and Town of Star City

-Tire Amnesty Day (hold tires until day of event)
Call WV DEP for more information (304) 926-0440
Scheduled Tire Amnesty Days

-Tire & Rubber Inc.
710 Grass Run Rd.
Weston, WV 26452
Accepts: waste tires during regular business hours at its facility
Time: Mon-Fri 8:00am- 4:30pm and Sat 8:00am- noon
Phone: (304) 269-0091 Call for more information

 

VEHICLES

-Good News Mountaineer Garage
Will accept donated vehicles for needy families in WV
Vehicle must be in working condition with complete motor and transmission, but need not have current inspection
Phone: 1-866-GIVE-CAR/ 1-866-448-3227 Call for details and for tax-deductible information

-1-800-Charity Cars
nationwide car donation/distribution charity
The car donations received help to provide free donated vehicles to struggling families. We accept vehicles in any condition and offer free towing nationwide.
They have donated over 5,000 recycled/refurbished vehicles to people in need throughout the nation. Some of the people who the program helps include: the medically needy, victims of natural disasters, victims of domestic violence, military families, and many more.
visit their website for more info: http://www.800charitycars.org/

Recycling Options
Some of the following businesses will accept vehicles, working or not, for recycling
Please call for more information.

-Dick’s Recycling (304) 599-3481
-3 Rivers Iron and Metal (304) 366-8099
-Northern Mountain State Metals (304) 292-1200 or (304) 367-1207
-Jack’s Recycling (800) 222-8932 or (724) 324-2707

7 Responses to Disposal Information

  1. Tom says:

    When is free tire day Mon. or Marion Co.

  2. Laura D says:

    Where can I take 2 refrigerators that have freon in them?

    • Laura D.,

      Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I just spoke to Jack’s Recycling and they are taking refrigerators that have freon. Here is there contact information:
      Jack’s Recycling
      Phone: (800) 222-8932 or (724) 324-2707
      226 Mount Morris Rd (Rt. 19)
      Mount Morris, PA 15349
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8-4:30
      closed on major holidays

      Metals including: auto parts, appliances, aluminum, copper, brass, batteries, stainless steel, any scrap iron

  3. sportsforu says:

    Do you take scrap wood? Is there a fee?

    • sportsforu,

      Unfortunately we do not take any recyclables at this time. The following information may be of assistance from our website:

      https://mcswa.wordpress.com/disposal-information/

      CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

      –Habitat for Humanity ReStore
      Accepts still usable materials for re-sale
      Will pick up larger items (call to make arrangements)
      Phone: (304) 291-2991 Call for more information

      –Mountaineer Transfer Station “The Dump”
      Location: Morgantown Industrial Park
      Time: Mon-Fri 5:30am – 3:00pm and Sat 7:00am – 11:00am
      Phone: (304) 366-8900 or (304) 368-7777 Call for fees and more information

  4. Nerd Rage recycles all types of batteries, Mercury, Computers and Electronics, and packing peanuts. http://Www.nerdragemorgantown.com 304-551-3501

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