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FY 2023 SWMB Grant Application - NOW AVAILABLE!

FY 2023 SWMB Grant Guidelines and Information

FY 2023 SWMB Grant Application Forms

WVOasis VSS Portal Submission Information

The WV Solid Waste Management Board has released the FY 2023 SWMB Grant Application. A total amount of $400,000 has been made available for funding with $25,000 total grant award per solid waste authority. Grant funds may be used for any purpose which helps our county or regional solid waste authorities carryout any statuatory requirement as stated in WV Code 22C-4. Applicactions are due in both, electronic and hard copy versions, by April 30, 2022. For additional assistance with the application, or submission requirements, please contact the SWMB staff.

Legislative Tracking - 2022 Regular Session

Bill Tracking - 2022 Session

Keep up to date with bills as they are introduced and move along through the legislative process. Bills that effect solid waste authorities or have anything to do with solid waste issues will be noted. For additional information or questions regarding these bills, contact the SWMB.

West Virginia Recycles' 2021 Educational Insert

2021 WV Recycles' Educational Newspaper Insert

An electronic version of the 2021 WV Recycles' educational newspaper insert is now available by clicking on the red link above. This year's publication should be included in a newspaper near you now! The insert includes information about the 2021 WV Recycling Directory, the 19th Annual Re-Fashion Show, statewide school contests, recycling champions and other opportunities to recycle common household goods. This publication is funded through a recycling grant from the WV DEP REAP program.

2021 West Virginia Recycling Directory NOW AVAILABLE!

2021 WV Materials Recycling Directory

The WV Department of Environmental Protection's REAP Program has just released the updated Materials Recycling Directory for 2021. This directory helps West Virginians find commercial and community recycling opportunities near where they live. It also includes a separate section for scrap metal dealers and a listing of approved manufacturers free takeback programs for their electronics. This directory is as current as it can be by publication date. REAP does encourage anyone interested in utilizing one of the locations listed to call first to confirm hours of operation, types of materials accepted and location. Contact REAP to report any errors or questions regarding this publication at: depreapgrants@wv.gov or by phone at 1-800-322-5530.

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.

Updated Administrative Guide for Solid Waste Authorities

Administrative Guide Page

The Administrative Guide for Solid Waste Authorities has been updated is now available. The guide provides information to SWA board members about their duties, statutory responsibilities and  information on how to conduct solid waste authority business.  For information on copies in print, please contact the SWMB.

*Recycling Commodity Pricing and Markets Information

Recycling Commodity Pricing and Markets Page

Find information on current Regional Average prices or commonly recycled commodities and view historical pricing graphs. Current market contacts will be added after the first of the year.

DEP-REAP Announces Upcoming Tire Collection Events

WV DEP-REAP Tire Collection Events

The WV DEP-REAP program has scheduled a few upcoming tire collection events. For locations, dates and times, click on the link above to visit their page.


May 19, 2022 Meeting Notice





Information You Can't Afford To Trash















WV Solid Waste Management Board

601 57th St SE, Charleston, WV 25304

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additional weblinks

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

WV DEP Tire Collection Events

Recycling Coalition of WV, Inc.

E-Waste WV


Press Release LINKS

Link to All WV DEP News and Announcements Page

SB 368 Estimated Distribution Char

2021 Conference Agenda

t2021 Conference Registration Form

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