Garbage Pickup & Recycle

1103 Jefferson Rd • South Charleston, WV • 304-744-5532

2024 Garbage and Recycle Calendar

Refuse Collection Pickup Schedule

Subject to change due to holidays and weather

Monday- Garbage Area (1 & 3) Recycle Area (1)|
Tuesday- Garbage Area (2 & 4) Recycle Area (2)
Wednesday- None
Thursday- Garbage Area (1 & 3) Recycle Area (3)
Friday- Garbage Area (2 & 4) Recycle Area (4)

What to Recycle and How!:


  • Remove rubber bands and plastic bundles

Corrugated Cardboard only

  • Flattened

Aluminum Cans

  • Empty

Tins Cans

  • Wash all food residues out, remove labels.

Plastics 1 & 2

  • Milk jugs, soda bottles, detergent bottles, etc.
  • Numbers are listed on the bottoms of these containers. Empty.
  • (No brittle plastics such as strawberry containers)

White Office paper

  • Window envelopes are ok

Mixed Paper

  • Cereal boxes, magazines, colored paper, etc. (nothing with a wax coating)

The recycling center does not take glass, electronics, wrapping paper, Styrofoam, books, large plastic items such as lawn furniture, car parts, egg cartons, food containers.

Garbage Pickup Area

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Fun Tip

How many aluminum cans and water bottles do you throw away each week?

Americans throw away 2.5 million bottles every hour. Only 5% is recycled each year. Aluminum cans are able to be recycled using less than 5% of the energy used to produce the original. Recycling one plastic bottle saves enough energy to light a 60-watt bulb for 6 hours. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to light a 100-watt bulb for 20 hours. One can or bottle can make a difference!