The Town of
Glasgow, Virginia
 

Recycling in Rockbridge County


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APPLIANCES 
  • USABLE: Rockbridge County Recycling Centers at Fairfield & Greenhouse Road.
  • NON-USABLE:  Place in scrap metal containers at Fairfield, Glasgow, Goshen & Greenhouse Road Recycling Centers.
 
BATTERIES:

All shapes/sizes accepted at Rockbridge County's hazardous waste collections in Spring and Fall. Small batteries need to be taped on both ends or in individual baggies.
 
BICYCLES:
  • USABLE:  Rockbridge County Recycling Centers at Fairfield and Greenhouse Roads to be placed in the swap shop for reuse.
  • NON-USABLE:  Place metal parts in scrap metal container.
 
BOOKS (USABLE): 
  • RCRC at Greenhouse Road, Fairfield and Glasgow to be placed in Libraries.
  • Books may also be taken to the Rockbridge Regional Library
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CARS & CAR SCRAPS:

Recycle at:
CASSETTE TAPES, CD'S, VHS, DVDs:

Rockbridge County Recycling Center swap shops at Fairfield and Greenhouse Road locations. Or, take to Goodwill or sell at a yard sale.
 
CFL LIGHT BULBS:

Fluorescent & Compact — dispose of at Rockbridge County hazardous waste collection days.
CLOTHING: 

Donate to Drop-off Locations for…
  • Goodwill — 8 Woodcote Lane, Lexington
  • Wal-Mart drop-off location — Rt. 11
  • Lexingont/S. Lee Hwy drop-off
  • Natural Bridge StaTION/Glasgow Hwy
  • Buena Vista Sycamore Ave drop-off
 
COMPUTERS: 

Drop-off Locations…
  • RCRC on Greenhouse Road
  • Goodwill in Lexington
  • annual electronics collections provided by Rockbridge County Recycling
ELECTRONICS: 

Available once a year to all citizens of Rockbridge County, Buena Vista and Lexington for — laptops, desktop computers, hard drives, modems, plug and play devices, printers, scanners, copiers, telephone equipment (commercial), wires, cables, circuit boards, video game systems, DVD players, VCRs, microwave ovens, small electric household appliances (NO televisions).
 
HAZARDOUS WASTE: 

Collection provided once a year by Rockbridge County Emergency Mgt at the county maintenance garage (spring) for — pesticides, herbicides, solvents, used oil, oil-based paint (no latex), antifreeze, fuels, batteries, mercury, tires. Once a container is empty, it may be put in the trash. Contact the Hazmat Coordinator for more information.
PAINT: 

Same as "Hazardous Waste" except for latex paint. To dispose of latex, pour kitty litter into the can of paint and leave open to dry. When paint is hard, it may be disposed of in a recycling center household trash compactor.
 
JUNK MAIL: 

Go to www.dmachoice.org to opt out of receiving unsolicited commercial mail. Shred unwanted mail that contains personal information before recycling to help reduce the risk of identity theft. Rockbridge County Recycling partners with The Main Street Group twice a year to hold shredding events. Paper clips, staples, etc. left on papers are OK.
MEDICINE: 

Old or unused medications may be taken to Medicap Pharmacy at 2263 Magnolia Ave. in Buena Vista for disposal.
 
PACKING PEANUTS: 

May be taken to Pack And Mail at 449 East Nelson St. in Lexington for reuse.
PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS

Recycle at the Lexington Wal-Mart.
 
PET SUPPLIES: 

Old blankets, towels, pet crates, leashes may be taken to the Rockbridge SPCA on Greenhouse Rd. at 10 Animal Place in Lexington for reuse.
PHOTO CHEMICALS: 

Click here for disposal details.
 
SCRAP METAL: 

Can be taken to …
  • RCR Centers at Fairfiled, Greenhouse Road, Goshen and Glasgow
  • Auto-Recyclers (1400 Sycamore Ave., Buena Vista
TELEVISIONS:
 
TIRES: 
  • Rockbridge County landfill accepts all tires for free. Call (540) 261-3897 for details.
  • Passenger car and light truck tires (or smaller) are accepted at the County's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections.
  • No more than 4 tires are accepted at the HHW garage site, and no more than 20 tires at the landfill on HHW collection days.
USED OIL: 
  • Advance Auto Parts, Lexington & Buena Vista
  • C&S Disposal in Natural Bridge
  • Natural Bridge Exxon
  • Natural Bridge Shell
  • Poplar Hill Exxon
  • Rockbridge Farmers Co-op in Lexington
  • Wayne's Auto Repair in Fairfield
 
YARD WASTE: 
  • Rockbridge County Landfill (Old Buena Vista Rd to Middle Rd to Landfill Rd) and recycling centers in Fairfield and Glasgow.
  • Yard waste is mulched at the landfill
  • For citizens who live on farms, it is suggested you burn yard waste when there is no burn ban in effect
  • Composting is a good option for citizens living in neighborhoods or towns.