WV Solid Waste Management Board

Administrative Section Recycling, Market Development & Planning Section Business & Financial Assistance Section WV Solid Waste Authorities
SWMB Monthly Meeting Agendas Who We Are, What We Do Who We Are, What We Do Solid Waste Authority Contacts
1/18/17 Grants Committee 2017 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan SWA Audit Information SWA Administrative Guide
1/18/17 Board Meeting Solid Waste Planning Solid Waste Authority Uniform Chart of Accounts SWA Board Appointment Form
Solid Waste Associated Legislative Activity Population & Waste Projections SWA Bylaws Board Member Training
Solid Waste Public Service Commission Activity Electronics Waste Management Freedom of Information Act Solid Waste Code/Rule
What to Do With Special Waste? West Virginia Recycles' Day Activities Open Meetings Mandatory Disposal
SWMB Special Reports Operational Solid Waste Facility Map Monthly Tonnage Report SWMB Grant Forms
SWMB FOIA Form Non-Operational Facility Map REAP Tire Collection Events
Legislative Presentation
SWA Recycling Equipment Exchange
Association of WV Solid Waste Authorities

SWMB News, Events and Significant Dates

FY 2017 Grant Recipients Announced

Thirty-two local Solid Waste Authorities will receive grants totalling $300,000 as approved by the Solid Waste Management Board on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

For a detailed list of those recipients, click here.

2017 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan


Click here for the complete plan


Legislative Issues

Click here for weekly updates of current legislative activity regarding solid waste issues and other related topics.

Click here for a powerpoint presentation on monitoring     legislative activity.

Click here for an in-depth look at the West Virginia Legislature


Public Service Commission Activities Related to Solid Waste

Public Service Commission: Active Cases


Disposing of Medication

 Use the following link to review current US Department of Justice policies on collecting and disposing of medication. 

US Department of Justice, Office of Diversion Control



Stop Metal Theft!

The Institute for Scrap Recylcing Industries has created a website to assist law enforcement in controling metal theft. The site contains information on metal theft which includes a summary of legislation in all 50 states and provides a tool for reporting metal theft. 



Notice of Landfill Ban

As of January 1, 2011, televisions, computers, or video display device a screen that is greater than four inches measured diagonally are banned from being disposed in state landfills.


 The landfill ban was repealed during the 2016 Legislative Session through House Bill 4540. 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.


Click here for information on the landfill ban, electronic waste management and e-cycling.



State Websites: WV State Website, WV Legislature, WV Department of Environmental Protection, WV Secretary of State, WV Public Service Commission, WV State Auditor's Office

West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board
601 57th Street, SE, Charleston, WV  25304
Phone: 304-926-0448      Toll Free: 866-568-6649      Fax: 304-926-0472