Trash & Recycling
Changes to Service Due to COVID-19
Update 4/22/2020: Republic Services will resume bulk and yard waste services. View the statement from Republic Services here.
Original Post: Due to concerns over COVID-19, Republic Services made temporary changes to solid waste and recycling collection. All items should fit inside of your bin/cart or be bagged. No loose items will be collected. View the statement from Republic here.
City Code requires all residents and businesses in Morgantown to have solid waste service through Republic Services. Additionally, the City of Morgantown has several laws pertaining to solid waste storage and collection. Information about the current five-year refuse and recycling agreement can be found here. You can find information about the city’s e-recycling and single-stream recycling program here, and the student move-out dumpster program here. For information on how to report service issues please read the service issues section on this page.
2019 Recycling and Waste Service Guide
The 2019 Recycling and Waste Service Guide contains essential information related to waste and recycling services in the City of Morgantown. In it you will find collection guidelines, a list of recyclable items, and information on how to contact Republic Services.
All service quality issues, such as missed pickups, etc., should be promptly reported to Republic Services at 304-366-8900 or through the City’s Citizen Request Tracker. The City will assist residents by passing on service issues to Republic for proper handling. To report a service quality issue to the City, please visit our Citizen Request Tracker page and fill out the Garbage Service Issues form under the Neighborhood Services section. Submitting the form via the city’s Citizen Request Tracker will create a document of the issue and allows you to be notified when action has been taken on your issue.