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Recycling



Mel Saunders
Recycling Coordinator
recycling@cityofbluefield.com
304.327.2401 ext. 2409

Participation is free! Collections bags are available at the Municipal Building. Residential recycling is collected on Tuesday of each week according to the schedule below. Businesses and school pickup is weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays.
All recyclables should be set at the curb no later than 8:00 a.m. on your designated day. Place recyclables separate from trash, using city-supplied collection bags. For more information or questions call or email us.

Collection Total = 1,296 Tons/2.6 Million Pounds

If your regular garbage pickup day is...

Then your recycling pickup day will be...

Monday or Tuesday

1st Tuesday of each month

Wednesday

2nd Tuesday of each month

Thursday

3rd Tuesday of each month

Friday

4th Tuesday of each month

 

Reminders, Accepted, and Non-Accepted Items

Reminders
    • All recycled items must be clean
    • Separate recyclables when possible
    • Tie a knot to close bags - no twist ties if at all possible
    • Flatten all boxes
    • Clean and remove labels from cans
    • Remove and discard caps from all bottles and containers
    • Help conserve recycling bags by setting out full bags
    • Place shredded paper in separate bag
    • Place newspaper in separate bag
Accepted items
    • Aluminum drink cans
    • Newspaper
    • Cardboard
    • Plastics labeled #1 and #2
    • Mixed paper
Items not accepted
    • Plastic store shopping bags
    • Tin cans
    • Aluminum pans
    • Glass
    • Shrink and bubble wrap
    • Product packaging (ex: bread and frozen food bags)
    • Christmas and gift wrap
    • Paper towels or similar material
    • Styrofoam
    • Motor oil and other automotive fluid containers