Student Move-Out Dumpster Program

The Student Move-Out Dumpster Program occurs in the weeks surrounding West Virginia University Student Move-out in the Spring Semester.


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  • Beverly Avenue
  • Brockway Avenue
  • Garrison Street
  • Grant Avenue
  • McLane Avenue
  • Willey Street
The dumpsters will be removed starting Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

Who Can Participate

This program is open to West Virginia University Students living in the toter areas and are billed and paid current to Republic Services. This clean up is not for students living in commercial dwellings or for landlord use. (Violators subject to $500 fine) Landlords are to make special arrangements for extra pick ups, fees apply. If you live in a commercial dwelling and the dumpster is full please contact the property manager or landlord so they can arrange for an extra pick up. Do not pile trash in front or around containers as this may created an un-necessary delay in trash service.

Special Instructions

All trash is to be placed inside the dumpsters and not stacked outside. If the container is full the student should find another location.

Note: Any trash left at the residence for collection must be bagged/boxed and stacked curbside. Trash will not be collected unless it is curbside.

What will not be accepted
  • Air conditioners / refrigerators (unless tagged by certified technician)
  • Batteries
  • Car parts
  • Carpet/tree limbs
  • Computers
  • Construction materials
  • Paints / other hazardous materials
  • Tires
  • TVs
Note: Special Arrangements need made for these items; fees may apply.

Additional Notes:

  • Landlords can call to schedule extra move out pick ups; fees apply.
  • For further questions concerning move out procedures contact a Republic Services Customer Representative at 304-366-8900 or 800-696-3173.
  • Furniture or other household items that are re-usable are asked to be donated to the United Way Blue and Gold Mine Sale. Please visit West Virginia University United Way Campaign website to obtain information and to obtain a map of drop off locations nearest you.