FY 2017 Grant Recipients
local Solid Waste Authorities will receive grants totalling
$300,000 as approved by the Solid Waste Management Board on
Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
detailed list of those recipients,
2017 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan
for the complete plan
for weekly updates of current
legislative activity regarding solid waste issues and other
Click here for a powerpoint presentation on
monitoring legislative activity.
for an in-depth look at the West Virginia Legislature
Public Service Commission
Activities Related to Solid Waste
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The landfill ban was repealed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
Click here for information on the landfill
ban, electronic waste management and e-cycling.