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Buckhannon Crossroads Recycling Drop-off Center

Mudlick Road Recycling Center & Waste Garage

(304) 472-4443

Plastics  Steel & Aluminum Cans  Corrugated Cardboard  Office Paper  NewsPaper
Accepted Clear Soda & Water Bottles (#1) and Milk Jugs (#2) ONLY Steel & Aluminum Cans Corrugated Cardboard Office Paper (Mudlick only) Newspaper
Not Accepted Any Other Plastics Cast Pie Pans
Pet Food Cans
Scrap Tin
Car Parts
 Cereal Boxes
Pizza Boxes
Waxed Boxes
 Newspaper & Magazines
Paper Clips
Foam Cups & Plastic Wrap
Laminated Paper
 Office Paper
Paper Bags
Foam Cups & Plastic Wrap
Laminated Paper


For more information and printable charts, view the following PDFs:

Plastic Recycling by the Numbers

Electronic Waste Management

Electronics and appliances may be recycled at the Mudlick Recycling Center.

For more information on how to recycle end-of-life electronics, visit the West Virginia eWaste website.

Recycling in Buckhannon and Upshur County

Recycling is available to all City of Buckhannon and Upshur County residents within the City of Buckhannon’s service area, which covers more than two-thirds of the County. The City and Upshur County Solid Waste Authority, who partner to provide recycling services, also provide commercial cardboard recycling, school paper recycling, paper shred events, and year-round appliance, electronics and yard waste recycling. These services are provided in a variety of collection methods, both curbside and through collection centers.

Curbside recycling is available to City of Buckhannon residents the first and third Tuesday of every month. Clear Soda and Water Bottles (#1) and Milk Jugs (#2) Plastic, Steel and Aluminum cans, and Newspaper are collected in curbside bins provided by the City of Buckhannon and the Upshur County Solid Waste Authority, or in the resident’s personal bin, as long as the materials are sorted and bagged. The items must be visible through the bags, so use clear or sheer bags only. Curbside recycling is an important service for residents who may not be able to recycle otherwise and a nice benefit for City residents as a whole, and serves as one more reason to choose to live within the corporate limits.

City and County residents may drop-off recycling at two collection centers: Crossroads Recycling Center at the “crossroads” of WV Route 33/48 and WV Route 20 at the Sheetz and Wal-Mart Cross-Roads shopping plaza or the Mudlick Recycling Center at the City of Buckhannon Waste Department Headquarters at 443 Mudlick Road, Buckhannon, West Virginia. City of Buckhannon and Upshur County residents may drop off the following materials at both centers: Newspapers, Corrugated Cardboard, Aluminum and Steel Cans, and Clear Soda and Water Bottles (#1) and Milk Jugs (#2) Plastic. Electronics, office paper, and appliances may be recycled at the Mudlick Recycling Center only (not Crossroads Recycling Center). The Upshur County Solid Waste Authority and the Transfer Station are also housed at the Mudlick Road Waste Complex. The Mudlick Recycling Center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday. The Crossroads Recycling Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Yard waste is collected from City of Buckhannon residents the first and third Friday of the month from December 1 through August 31, and every Friday from September 1 through November 30. Residents contact Buckhannon City Hall to be placed on the collection list. City residents may take their bagged yard waste to the Recycling Center during normal operating hours free of charge and may bring two truckloads to the Recycling Center per year, free of charge.

Please share the Recycling website information with your friends and family. Thanks for helping us get the word out about recycling!

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