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The Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board Webpage

The West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board has added a new link to the webpage. The Bulletin Board is a new web link that puts you in touch with both, the public and private sector entities who want to share resources. Items you you can post include: equipment, vehicles, parts for repairs, surplus supplies, recycling bi-products, post employment vacancies and anything else that may be relivant to your operation. Easy to post. Click on the link above to check out what has recently been posted. A permanent link will be located on the lower right-side of this page.

2018 AWVSWA/DEP-REAP Environmental Conference

2018 Conference Agenda

Fred Cheek - The Wild World of Recycling in West Virginia Presentation

Carol Throckmorton - Why Employee Manuals Presentation

Nicole Hunter - Bylaws, Why Your Solid Waste Authority Needs Them Presentation

Kristin Boggs - Ethics Presentation

The 2018 WV Educational Conference on Litter Control and Solid Waste Management was held October 28-30th at Stonewall Jackson Resort State Park. This was 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. For information on the conference agenda and presentations, 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.

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

December 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

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The Bulletin Board


Press Release LINKS

WVDEP Announces Clean Countyand Community Awards and Environmental Teacher of the Year Awards

WVDEP-REAP Announces 2019 CED Grants

WVDEP-REAP Announces 2019 Litter Control Grants

WVDEP Announces 2018 REAP Recycling Assistance Grants



Link to All WV DEP News and Announcements Page



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