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6/21/2016
​E-Waste To Be Permitted In Kanawha County Landfill Do you have an old television set taking up much needed space? Are you looking for an opportunity to dispose of it? As of July 1st, West Virginia residents will be permitted to dispose of electronics in a landfill, or alternatively with the... Read More

12/22/2015
Tips from KCSWA for a Green Christmas & New Years Recycle all boxes and any wrapping paper or tissue paper that isn't metallic, glittery or waxy. Consider donating gently used clothes, toys and other items to a local nonprofit organization. Supply guests with reusable plac... Read More

9/15/2015
The preliminary renderings of the new Slack Street Recycling Center were revealed at the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority’s September board meeting. The meeting was held in the Kanawha County Commission Courtroom on September 15th at 10:00am. Representatives f... Read More

4/30/2015
 For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Slack Street Recycling Center Demolition to Begin Tuesday  Kanawha County, WV --- After months of cleanup and preparation, the demolition of the Slack Street Recycling Center is slated to begin the morning of Tuesday, M... Read More

9/18/2014
Fall is on our heels and colder days are starting to become the norm. Chillier weather signals many changes in our lives - we rearrange our homes and closets, start new practices to keep up with our yards, make plans for entertaining our family and friends and more. There are many ways that we... Read More

9/10/2014
Recycling Ambassadors are champions for reducing, reusing and recycling in Kanawha County. Ambassadors champion – or advocate and support – choosing the sustainable option to dispose of their waste. They are invested in making these positive behaviors happen in their homes and are intere... Read More

9/9/2014
The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority is seeking a motivated individual for the the position of Assistant to the Executive Director. Click the link for the full job description and contact information. Cover letter and resume is due by Friday, September 26th at 4:00pm. ... Read More

9/9/2014
UPDATE (9/25/14): The completion of the paving project is going to be delayed one week due to a scheduling conflict with the paving company. The concrete portion of the project is complete but the asphalt will not be finished until October 3rd. Thank you for your patience and please check back for f... Read More

8/27/2014
Plastic is one of the most commonly found materials in modern society – it is used for everything from food packaging to building materials and children’s toys. Mass production of plastics began in the 1950’s, and, by 2012, it made up almost 13% of the materials Americans threw awa... Read More

8/15/2014
According to the Consumer Electronics Association, Americans average 24 electronic items for each household. As a nation, we are disposing more than 100,000 computers and 400,000 mobile devices every day. In 2010, West Virginia joined 16 other states to ban electronics from solid waste landf... Read More

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The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority is the central resource for waste reduction in the county with a focus on the education and awareness of sustainable techniques and initiatives.

Kanawha County
Solid Waste Authority
600 Slack Street
Charleston, WV 25301
director@kanawharecycles.org
(304) 342-4477

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm