The City of Weirton, West Virginia

Garbage and Recycling

The City of Weirton Sanitation / Recycling Department consists of 4 full time and 8 part time employees who are committed to providing the citizens of Weirton with the best refuse and recycling service possible.

Garbage / Refuse Collection Rates

The current charge for refuse collection in the City of Weirton:
$28.08  Bi-Monthly Flat Rate
The charge will be included in conjunction with your bi-monthly utility bill.

Garbage / Refuse Collection

Refuse collection for the disposal of ordinary household refuse takes place weekly.

Lawn Clippings & Yard Waste Collection

Lawn clippings and yard waste, properly disposed of, are also collected weekly, however, only on a seasonal basis.

How to prepare your lawn clippings and yard waste:

  • The materials must be presented in open containers.
  • Material will NOT be accepted in plastic bags or cardboard boxes.
  • Large branches and limbs will NOT be accepted.

Curbside Recycling Program

Curbside Recycling for the removal of co-mingled metal cans and glass, co-mingled newspaper and corrugated cardboard is collected on a bi-weekly basis.
Schedule for you neighborhood: 2016 Recycling List
The Curbside Recycling Program schedule is updated each calendar year.

Curbside Recycling Program Instructions


Remove plastic delivery bag and inserts (coupons, flyers).
Bundle and place beside recycling bin.

Aluminum & Steel Cans:
No aluminum foil, food trays, paint cans or non-food containers
Rinse containers, remove lids, and place in recycling bin.  There is no need to sort.

Glass: No glass blocks, light bulbs, ceramics, heat treated or plate glass, headlights, windshields, mirrors, or non-food containers.
Rinse containers, remove lids, and place in recycling bin.  There is no need to sort.

Corrugated Cardboard:
No pizza boxes, cereal boxes, soda cartons or boxes with gloss (shiny) finish
Break down, bundle, and place beside recycling bin.



Containers for the Curbside Recycling Program are available for purchase.

The containers have a volume of 32 Gallons and are manufactured of a heavy duty plastic material.  They are labeled "City of Weirton Recycling." The containers are available at the following location(s):
Marsh Hardware
3070 Pennsylvania Ave.
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: (304) 723-5550

For inquires of the Garbage / Sanitation Department:

City of Weirton
Public Works Department - Sanitation/Recycling
100 Tell Street
Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: (304) 797-8540
Fax: (304) 797-8596

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