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Services For Your Home in Jefferson County, WV

Apple Valley Waste proudly serves Jefferson County, WV by offering an extensive list of waste management services for your home including trash and recycling pickup.

Current Services Available

  • Once a week curbside trash pickup
  • Once a week recycle pickup
  • Once a week yard waste pickup
  • Bulky item pickup

Optional Services:

  • Wheeled trash carts
  • Big HANDYBAG
  • Roll-Off containers
  • Additional seasonal yard waste removal
  • E-waste program (please call to schedule)
  • Usage sensitive rate
  • Freon pickup (please call to schedule)

Holiday Schedule

Apple Valley Waste is committed to giving our employees major holidays off so that they can spend time with their families. As a result, we do not provide services on:

New Year's Day January 1 Friday Delay
Memorial Day May 31 Monday Delay
Independence Day July 4 Sunday No Delay
Labor Day September 6 Monday Delay
Thanksgiving Day November 25 Thursday Delay
Christmas Day December 25 Saturday No Delay
New Year's Day January 1 Saturday No Delay
Memorial Day May 30 Monday Delay
Independence Day July 4 Monday Delay
Labor Day September 5 Monday Delay
Thanksgiving Day November 24 Thursday Delay
Christmas Day December 25 Sunday No Delay
New Year's Day January 1 Sunday No Delay
Memorial Day May 29 Monday Delay
Independence Day July 4 Tuesday Delay
Labor Day September 4 Monday Delay
Thanksgiving Day November 23 Thursday Delay
Christmas Day December 25 Monday Delay

Note To Our Customers

Please check your newsletter and our website www.applevalleywaste.com for continuous updates.

We do not provide service on major holidays, including Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day, to allow our employees to spend time with their families.

If your collection day falls on or after one of the holidays listed above, your service will be delayed one day for that week. If the major holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday we will not be delayed as our routes do not run on the weekends.

For example, Memorial Day falls on a Monday; Monday customers are picked up Tuesday, Tuesday customers on Wednesday, Wednesday on Thursday, Thursday on Friday, and Friday on Saturday.

Bulky Item Pickup

As part of your monthly service fee each customer is entitled to disposal of two (2) bulky items per month at no additional charge. Please call us to schedule the pickup, as certain items (such as tires) MUST be collected separately. You may put your bulky item(s) out for pickup at the curb for collection with your household trash on its regularly scheduled pickup day, unless instructed otherwise.

Accepted Bulky Items

Washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, ovens, stove, microwave ovens, and other appliances; bicycles, furniture, waste tires off the rim, less than 16” in diameter (limit 8 free tires per year) and other items, not included in the above, that are too large or too heavy to be placed inside a trash bag.

Non-accepted Bulky Items

Yard waste (i.e. grass, sticks, plants, and trees), automotive parts, hazardous waste, construction debris and remodeling debris (i.e. shingles, drywall, bathtubs, siding, lumber)

Items containing freon such as air conditioning units, refrigerators and dehumidifiers, can be picked up at an additional cost. You must call to schedule and pay for the service prior to pick up. Refrigerators must be completely empty, and the door must be able to open.  Even if the freon is drained from these items there will still be a cost associated with picking them up.

We can remove empty paint containers from your location with normal pickup. To properly dispose of paint cans, they must be completely harden within the can, lid must be off, and set beside regular garbage pick-up. Please call at least one day prior to your pickup day so we can make note for the collection crews that you have taken necessary steps to empty/harden the paint within the can, so they know it is safe to pick up.

*E-waste items which include home computers, computer monitors, laptops, tablets, and/or anything with a screen measuring more than 4” diagonally can be disposed of at an additional cost. Please call our office to schedule.

For questions about how to dispose of items not accepted for bulky pickup, please call us at (304) 724-1834.

Seasonal Yard Waste Recycling Program

Yard waste is accepted weekly, all year-round along with normal curbside pick-up. In addition, AVW offers a yard waste recycling program from April through November of each year. Items including grass, small shrubs, leaves and limbs are accepted in brown biodegradable lawn and leaf bags, which you can purchase at any home improvement store. You will also need yard waste stickers, which can be purchased from Apple Valley Waste. To purchase yard waste stickers, please call us at (304) 724-1834. One yard waste sticker is required per bag, and you can set out as many bags as you would like. We also accept sticks and limbs that are bundled; bundles cannot exceed 3 inches in diameter, 4 feet in length or 35 pounds in weight.

Pickup Instructions For Yard Waste

Place all bagged yard waste curbside the night before your scheduled pickup day. Yard waste needs to be scheduled with one of our customer service representatives within 24 hours of the assigned day of yard waste pickup.

Call us at (304) 724-1834 to schedule your yard waste pickup.

Big HANDYBAG

Pop up. Clean up. Pick up.

It’s that simple.

Apple Valley’s Big HANDYBAG is the ideal solution for jobs that are too large for regular trash pickup but don’t require a Roll-Off dumpster. Think DIY projects, moving preparation, garage clean-out, or seasonal clean-up! The HANDYBAG is small and portable, and it expands as you fill it.

How it works

  1. Request a HANDYBAG by calling Apple Valley Waste toll free at (877) 267-1280 or by visiting 771 James Burr Blvd Kearneysville WV, 25430. If you call to request a bag, we will mail it directly to your home.
  2. Instructions for set-up are included with the bag. Simply pop it up and fold down the sides to create your own portable dumpster.
  3. The HANDYBAG expands as it fills and can hold more than one ton of debris. Anything goes, EXCEPT for the unacceptable items listed below.
  4. Once your project is complete, call Apple Valley Waste to schedule a pick-up at your convenience. Pick-up instructions are also included with the bag.

Unacceptable Items for HANDYBAG DISPOSAL:

  • Appliances
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Food waste
  • Fuel
  • Hot materials
  • Liquids
  • Medical waste
  • Oil
  • Paint
  • Propane
  • Railroad ties
  • Tires
  • Toxic or hazardous waste
  • Sharp objects

For questions or to request a HANDYBAG for your next big project, call us at (877) 267-1280!

Figure of a person standing next to a Handy Bag for size comparison

Recycling in Jefferson County

Apple Valley's state-of-the-art single stream recycling facility, Apple Valley Recycling, is centrally located to accept recyclable materials from our West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania service areas. As part of their AVW service, Jefferson County residential customers receive regular recycling services.

Items we accept

  • Magazines and Phone Books (catalogs and soft cover books)
  • Newspaper (inserts and brochures)
  • File Folders and Office Paper (all colors)
  • Mail and Greeting Cards (junk mail and envelopes)
  • Corrugated Cardboard (boxes, paper bags and beverage holders, flattened and broken down)
  • Paperboard Boxes (cereal, pasta and tissue)
  • Paper Cartons (milk, juice and egg)
  • Plastic Containers (#1 through #7)
  • Metal Cans (aluminum, tin and foil)

Items we DO NOT accept

  • Glass bottles
  • Plastic bags
  • Window glass
  • Mirrors
  • Light bulbs
  • Dishes (including Pyrex and ceramics)
  • Paper towels and facial tissue
  • Styrofoam
  • PVC
  • Recyclable containers that have not been emptied or rinsed
  • Hazardous materials and medical waste
  • Electronic waste including VCR tapes, CDs and DVDs
  • Scrap metal
  • Pots or pans

Place your recyclables inside the red recycling bin provided by AVW and put your bin curbside the night before your collection day.

To learn more about recycling in Apple Valley’s tri-state area, please visit our Apple Valley Recycling page. Thank you for recycling!

Roll-off Containers

In Jefferson County WV we provide roll off dumpster services to residential locations. We offer sizes of 15 and 30 yards to fit your project needs and we have a full time dispatcher on site to ensure efficient delivery and removals.

15 Cubic Yard Roll-off Container

Equivalent to four (4) full size pickup truck loads.

DIMENSIONS:

  • 15 Feet Long
  • 8 Feet Wide
  • 4 Feet Tall

30 Cubic Yard Roll-off Container

Equivalent to eight (8) full size pickup truck loads.

DIMENSIONS:

  • 22 Feet Long
  • 8 Feet Wide
  • 6 Feet Tall

*Some sizes may not be available in all areas

Unacceptable Items for 15 and 30 Cubic Yard Roll-off Containers

  • Liquids
    Such as motor oil, gasoline or wet paint
  • Electronics
    Such as TV’s, Computer Monitors or anything with a screen larger than 4 inches
  • Items that Contain Freon
    Such as refrigerators, air conditioning Units, dehumidifiers or water coolers
  • Hazardous Materials
    Check the box for proper disposal
  • Tires

Optional Services

  • Single Stream Recycling - No more sorting - put all your mixed recyclables in one bin.