The mountains and valleys of West Virginia. Photo taken from the observation tower at Pipestem State Park.
Ariel view of Meadowfill Landfill, Harrison County, WV. Earth Day at the WV State Capitol, 2006. Electronics collection/recycling event at Home Depot, Teays Valley, WV. Raleigh County SWA Recycling Center.
 

Recycling, Market Development & Planning Section

FY2015 SWMB Grant Application

 

 

Comprehensive Program to Provide for the Proper Handling of Covered Electronic Devices

 

 

2013 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who We Are, What We Do

The Recycling, Market Development & Planning Section (RMDP) is the lead planning unit in state government for the proper management of solid waste on both the state and local levels. The section is also involved in the development of recycling infrastructure statewide. This is accomplished through the distribution of grant funds to the local solid waste authority's, public awareness programs, assisting individuals, businesses and government units in finding markets for recyclable materials and special projects. Click here for a detailed description of the RMDP.

 

SWMB Grants for Local Solid Waste Authorities

Solid Waste Management Board grants are available for local Solid Waste Authorities and are offered once per year. Applications must be postmarked by April 30, of each year.

 

FY 2015 Grant Application

The Board may consider grant applications or revisions for emergency or extraordinary purposes at any time at its sole discretion.

  

Click Here for the FY 2014 SWA Grant Application Information Page

Click Here for a direct link to the FY 2014 Grant Application.

Click here for the grant training presentation on filing applications.

Click here for the grant training presentation that covers the grant cycle, the period from the time when grants are awarded to the filing of final reports.

 

Comprehensive Program for the Proper Handling of

Covered Electronic Devices

In this section, you will find the SWMB report required by Senate Bill 398 which was approved by the legislature and signed into law in early 2010. In addition, the website contains specific information for stakeholders with obsolete electronics including landfill operators, waste haulers, transfer station managers, recycling center managers, local governments, retailers, and manufactures as well as ordinary consumers who need to know where to recycle their electronic waste.

 

Click here for to view the Comprehensive Program for the Proper Hendling of Covered Electronic Devices.

Click here to go to the E-Waste Management website.

Click here for information on electronics recycling (e-Cycling) in West Virginia.

Activate these links for other special reports by the SWMB including: : Lead Acid Batteries, Tires and Yardwaste

 

2013 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan

The 2013 Solid Waste Management Plan contains information on the solid waste management system in West Virginia and includes information on solid waste legislation, population and waste projections, the status of solid waste facilities in the state, information on local solid waste management and recycling, special waste, solid waste disposal fees, solid waste milestones, the economic impact of solid waste management, recycling and solid waste grants and information on solid waste and recycling in the surrounding states.

 

Click here for the complete 2013 plan in a single file.

 

Click Here to view the 2013 plan by chapter.

2011 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

2009 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

2007 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

2005 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

2003 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

2001 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan.

 

West Virginia Materials Exchange

The West Virginia Materials Exchange is a public service provided by the SWMB that creates a market place for unwanted but usable materials such as manufacturing leftovers, overstocked or obsolete materials, materials collected by recycling centers and many other things that frequently end up in the states landfills. Click here to go to the West Virginia Materials Exchange.

 

Local Solid Waste Authority Planning

The Recycle Market Development & Planning section is responsible for providing technical assistance to the Solid Waste Authorities (SWAs) in preparing updates of each local Commercial Solid Waste Facility Siting Plan and Comprehensive Litter and Solid Waste Management Plan.  

 

Click here to go to the SWA information page.

 

Operational Solid Waste Facilities

The following is a link to all operational solid waste facilities in West Virginia and includs landfills, transfer stations and tire monofills.

Facilities Map

Non Operational Facilities

 

2013 ReFashion Show Photos

Recycling & Planning Links

Comprehensive Program for the Proper Handling of Covered Electronic Devices

West Virginia's Information Portal for E-Waste Management

E-Cycling Information

 2013 West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plan

     Complete Plan

     View by Chapter 

West Virginia Solid Waste Management Plans for the years; 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003 and 2001

West Virginia Materials Exchange

West Virginia ReFashion Show Photo Gallery

SWMB Home

 

State Links

WV State Website

WV Legislature

WV Department of Environmental Protection

WV Secretary of State

WV Public Service Commission

WV State Auditor's Office

 

Contact Information

Carol Throckmorton

304-926-0448 ext. 1671

Carol.A. Throckmorton@wv.gov

 

Phil Mann

304-926-0448 ext. 1674

Philip.E.Mann@wv.gov

 

Nicole Hunter

304-926-0448 ext. 1116

Nicole.D.Hunter@wv.gov

 



 

2012 ReFashion Show Photos

 

 
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