The City of Parkersburg’s Sanitation Department manages the collection of trash services for residents, businesses and municipalities within the city’s limits.

Regular Trash Pickup

The City of Parkersburg’s residential sanitation pickup is on a weekly schedule, operating by zones within the city limits. To see the Scheduled Pickup Day for a particular area, click on the map below.

Sanitation Pickup Map PDF

Recycling Pickup

The City of Parkersburg operates one of the largest municipal Recycling Centers in West Virginia. Pickup of recycling materials coincides with your regular trash pickup schedule.

Recycling materials may also be dropped off at various locations within the City:

  • Collection Center at 100 24th St [map]
  • Fire Station #3 at 13th and Liberty Streets in North Parkersburg [map]
  • Fire Station #5 on Blizzard Drive in South Parkersburg [map]

 

For more information on recycling click here.

Holiday Pickup Schedule

When a Holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, trash pickup will follow the regular pickup schedule.

When a Holiday falls during the week (Monday through Friday), trash pickup will follow the following schedule:

New Year’s Day:  No Pickup & One Day Late
Memorial Day:  No Pickup & One Day Late
Independence Day:  No Pickup & One Day Late
Labor Day: No Pickup & One Day Late
Thanksgiving Day No Pickup & One Day Late
Christmas Day No Pickup & One Day Late

Curb Exempt (CE) Sticker

If a resident is unable to take their trash/recycling materials to the designated pickup spot (curb, back alley, etc.) they must have their doctor fax a note to the City of Parkersburg’s Sanitation Department stating the resident should be Curb Exempt, the resident’s address and where trash will be located at the address.

FAX to 304-424-8580.