Leave plastics, glass, cans and paper in your curbside receptacle for weekly collection.
For over 30 years, the Wood County Solid Waste Authority has been charged with regulating our local landfill.
Join us in our efforts to reduce landfill waste through recycling of most household waste or proper disposal of hazardous items.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Wood County Solid Waste Authority will hold a public hearing concerning the five-year update of Wood County’s Commercial Solid Waste Siting Plan and the Comprehensive Litter and Solid Waste Control Plan. The Hearing will take place at the Office of the Wood County Solid Waste Authority located at 1920 Park Avenue, Building C, Parkersburg, West Virginia. The Hearing is scheduled for Monday, May 2, 2022 at 4:00 pm. At this time public comments will be heard. These two plans may be reviewed at the Wood County Public Library, 3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV; South Parkersburg Public Library,1807 Blizzard Drive, Parkersburg, WV; Williamstown Public Library, 201 Fifth Street, Williamstown, WV; Vienna Public Library, 2300 First Avenue, Vienna, WV; Wood County Clerk’s Office, One Court Square, Parkersburg, WV; and the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Planning and Development Council, 709 Market Street, Parkersburg. WV. Written comments will be accepted until May 12, 2022 and may be sent to: Andy Hartleben, Director, Wood County Solid Waste Authority, 1920 Park Avenue, Building C, Parkersburg, WV 26101, if you so choose.
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