Leave plastics, glass, cans and paper in your curbside receptacle for weekly collection.
The new Wood County Solid Waste Director would like to remind the community of the Borrow a Bin Program. 40 recycle bins and 40 trash bins are available along with trash bags for collection and they may contact me at DirectorWCSWA@outlook or 304-580-6991 to schedule the trailer to be dropped off at their event. The user is in charge of loading and placing receptacles, as well as pickup of actual trash and recycling products.
Ohio River Sweep 2023 in Parkersburg
Join us for the Ohio River Sweep 2023 Litter Clean-Up Event on Saturday, August 26th, and play a part in preserving the beauty of our riverbanks! Dive into this meaningful experience from 8:30am-12pm at Point Park, 113 Ann St., Parkersburg, WV, 26101. Early birds can check in at 7:30am at the Amphitheater to get a head start. Ensure you’re prepared for the day by dressing according to the weather, lathering up with sunscreen, and bringing along your reusable water bottle. Don’t stress over supplies; we’ve got you covered with gloves, trash bags, and special volunteer T-shirts. Should Mother Nature not be on our side, fret not! Our Rain Date is set for September 2nd. After a morning of hard work and dedication, all volunteers are invited to gather at the Amphitheater at 12pm for a light lunch as a token of our appreciation. Let’s come together to keep our river clean and our community proud!
For more information, contact Wood County Solid Waste Authority at 304-424-1873
Recycling and Disposal Quick-Reference
Leave up to 8 tires annually curbside for pickup at no charge. After 8 tires in a year, a fee will be assessed. Residents can also bring tires to our periodic collection events.
Bring old paint to one of our recycling events or:
- leave the can out in the hot sun to dry, then place it curbside for weekly pickup; please leave the lid off of the can.
- fill the can with kitty litter to absorb the paint, and then place it curbside for weekly pickup; please leave the lid off of the can.
- paint onto newspaper and wait for it to dry, then put it into your trash for weekly curbside pickup
Alkaline – place in trash for weekly curbside pickup
Lithium/Rechargeable – drop off in receptacles located at the entrances of Lowe’s and Home Depot
Lead acid/Car batteries – bring to Auto Zone, Advanced Auto Parts or O’Reilly’s
Parkersburg Recycling Center during business hours:
5 AM – 1 PM
Monday – Friday
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Licensed Haulers in Wood County
Within City Limits of Parkersburg, please call (304)424-8597.
Haul-Away Trash (304)489-9211
Taylor’s Disposal, Inc. (304)485-3283
Taylor’s Trash Removal (304)422-3803
Waste Management (800)593-9529
Wood County Waste (304)428-8700
Wood County Landfill/Northwestern Disposal (304)428-0602