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News and Current Events

 

Current Legislative Issues - 2017 Session

2017 Weekly Updates

The SWMB tracks any legislation that would affect the solid waste industry and those involved. Keep up to date with any changes by clicking the link above. For additional information on legislative tracking, check out the information under the Solid Waste Authorities link above.

2017 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan Released

Complete Plan

The 2017 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan has been updated and published. This document contains the most current information on the state of solid waste management facilities and activities for West Virginia.

Public Service Commission Activities Related to Solid Waste

Active Cases

For current information on any active PSC cases relating to solid waste, check out the link about. This information is tracked daily and updated when items change.

West Virginia Recycles'

Recycling Coalition of West Virginia Website

West Virginia Recycles' Day is celebrated each year on or near November 15th. The event is sponsored by the Recycling Coalition of West Virginia (RCWV). West Virginia Recycles' Day activities rely on active participation from teachers, students, environmental youth programs and supporters of recycling. For more information on this year's activities, click the link above.

Notice of Landfill Ban - REPEALED

E-Waste West Virginia

E-Waste Contractors List

Effective January 1, 2011, the WV Legislature had banned televisions and certain electronic devices from being disposed of in any WV landfill. During the 2016 Legislative Session, the WV Legislature passed HB 4540 repealing the previous ban. Items are now allowed to be disposed of in a WV landfill unless, a county or regional solid waste authority in the county that the landfill is located determines there is a cost effective recycling alternative for handling electronic devices. For information on the new changes, check out the full text by clicking House Bill 4540.

Disposing of Medication

National Drug Take-Back Information

The US Department of Justice's Diversion Control Division oversees the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. For additional information on locating an "authorized collector location" or informaiton on proper drug disposal, click the link above.

DEP Scheduled Tire Collection Events

DEP REAP Tire Collection Schedule

Each year, DEP-REAPs Pollution Prevention Open Dump (PPOD) Program conducts tire collection events across the state. At least one collection event is held in every West Virginia county. During these events, individuals with proof of WV residency can dispose of ten (10) tires in a safe way. For a list of 2017 events, click the link above. Dates will be added as scheduled.

SWMB Monthly Meeting Agenda

June 21, 2017 Board Meeting

June 21, 2017 Grants Committee Meeting

June 21, 2017 Finance Committee Meeting

 

 

2017 AWVSWA-DEP Environmental Conference

Pipestem State Park - Oct. 22-24, 2017 - AGENDA

 2017 Educational Conference Registration Form 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WV Solid Waste Management Board

601 57th St SE, Charleston, WV 25304

Main Line - 304.926.0448

Fax Line - 304.926.0472

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press Release LINKS

WVDEP Presents Environmental Awards

WVDEP-REAP Tire Collection Events Set in Eight Counties

WVDEP To Host 2017 Earth Day Celebration

Adopt-A-Highway Statewide Spring Cleanup Set for April 29

FY 2017 Grant Awards to Solid Waste Authorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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