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2018 AWVSWA/DEP-REAP Environmental Conference

2018 Conference Agenda

2018 Registration Form

The 2018 WV Educational Conference on Litter Control and Solid Waste Management will be held this October 28-30th at Stonewall Jackson Resort State Park. This will be the 14th Annual combined conference as presented by the Association of West Virginia Solid Waste Authorities and the WV Department of Environmental Protection's REAP Program. The deadline for lodging registration is September 27th. For registration, lodging information and a complete agenda for this year's conference, please check out the links posted above.

WV Solid Waste Management Board FY19 Grants Announced

FY2019 SWMB Grant Press Release

The WV Solid Waste Management Board awarded $380,000 in grants on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to thirty-nine local solid waste authorities. The SWMB grant program is designed to assist local solid waste authorities in the job of properly managing solid waste within their perspective counties or regions. For a complete list of those authorities, amounts and designated purpose, click on the link posted above.

 

Current Legislative Issues - 2018 Session

2018 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.

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Notice of Landfill Ban - REPEALED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 2018 events, click the link above. Dates will be added as scheduled.

SWMB Monthly Meeting Agenda

September 19, 2018 Board Meeting

Approved Board Meeting Minutes are posted on the About the SWMB page.

                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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-REAP Announces 2019 Litter Control Grants

WVDEP Announces 2018 REAP Recycling Assistance Grants

WVDEP Approves Covered Electronics Device Recycling Grants

WVDEP Announces Clean County and Community Awards & Teachers of the Year

 

 

 



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