The Randolph County Recycling Center will be temporarily closed.

Specialty Disposal In Randolph County, Wv

Waste Management & Recycling Services

Some items cannot be placed into landfills. These items may require special handling for recycling, unique procedures for disposal, or represent a risk to human or environmental health. For your convenience, we have begun compiling a list of service providers authorized to accept these items for our Randolph County residents.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs

If you are a business, contact DEP for instructions. Citizens may break full size bulbs, double bag, and dispose of with household trash, or order a special waste box for recycling at your own cost.

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Lowe’s (Accepts CFL’s only, meaning less than 1 ft in length.)

Automotive & Industrial Batteries

Recycle at Advance Auto, Auto Zone, (only if you are buying a battery), Elkins Metal Recycling, and Tygarts Valley Transfer accept batteries.


No Charge for Disposal at: Advance Auto Parts

Motor Oil and Petroleum Based Fluids

(Brake and Power Steering)
Advance Auto Parts or Auto Zone


May 18, 2024 at 1311 Beverly Pike, Elkins, WV 26241

Tucker County Landfill and Tygarts Valley Transfer accepts tires for a fee.


Comprehensive information and instructions for safe handling and removal of this harmful material.


Add cat litter, soil or saw dust to solidify, then dispose of with household trash.


April 20, 2024, June 22, 2024, August 24, 2024, September 21, 2024 at Phil Gainer Center parking lot

Tygarts Valley Transfer also accepts.

Hazardous Waste

The West Virginia DEP oversees Hazardous Waste. If you have a hazardous waste emergency, call 1-800-642-3074 or visit for more information.


Elkins Recycling Drop Off Center
1 Baxter St., Elkins


No drop off locations at this time


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Aluminum Cans


No drop off locations at this time

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RCSWA And You: Partnering For Progress

Randolph County, WV

Did we miss your favorite recycling service provider?
Is there a local waste management or community clean-up resource we missed?
We invite you to share it with us!

At Randolph County Solid Waste Authority (RCSWA), we aim to build better waste management programs for residents in Randolph County, WV, and beyond. We take pride in collaborating with community members, business leaders, and fellow government agency representatives to bring forth successful solutions. We look forward to partnering with local garbage collectors, transfer stations, recycling centers, landfills – and YOU. Contact us to submit your local resource in confidence to be considered for future publication

Yard Waste:

Elkins Recycling Drop Off Center
31 Jones Drive Elkins (Near Flood Control)

Hours –
Mon. Tues. Thurs. Fri. • 6am – 2:30pm.
Wed. • 6am – 6pm
Sat. • 9am – 12pm.

No garbage ! Yard waste only.