- Solid Waste
Botetourt Goes Green!
Botetourt County local government offices are working to conserve our environment with Go-Green actions.
It starts with Botetourt County's Comprehensive Plan, which promotes and encourages a high standard of environmental protection and maintenance. Our policies encourage conservation easements and development that minimizes negative environmental impacts.
Botetourt County partners with Recycling & Disposal Solutions to provide recycling for our community.
- GFL (County Waste) Phone: 540-992-6000
- Kelley's Garbage Collection Service Phone: 540-992-1374
- Kessler Phone: 540-992-3035
GFL's Convenience Center located in Cloverdale has a single stream compactor that will recycle:
They also accept the following items for recycling:
- Yard Waste
Some Botetourt County Public School locations serve as Recycling Centers for the community (to recycle paper, plastic, aluminum, and tin cans).
- Breckinridge Elementary
- Buchanan Elementary
- Colonial Elementary
- Eagle Rock Elementary
- Greenfield Elementary
- Troutville Elementary
- Lord Botetourt
Clear Plastic Bags
The following stores carry the clear plastic bags (garbage or leaf) required to participate in the recycling program:
- Food Lion
- Northwest Hardware
The County thanks local merchants for carrying clear plastic bags.
The following items are accepted at the Convenience Center during regular business hours:
- Computers (remove all personal information)
- Fax Machines
- Hard drives
- Power Backups
- Circuit Boards
- Telephone Equipment
- Sealed Batteries(Dry & Wet Cell)
- Transformers(Without oil or liquids)
- Table Top Copiers
- Cell Phones
- Stereo Equipment
- All associated peripherals
- DVD players and VCRs
- MP3s and DVRs
- Fluorescent Bulbs and compact bulbs
In addition, computers (in any condition), hardware, and related equipment that are gently used in good working condition can be dropped off at the Goodwill donation site in the Botetourt Commons Plaza (Kroger Plaza), Monday - Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm and Sunday 12 to 6 pm.
View a list of what can and can't go in the receptacles.
Household Hazardous Materials
Items accepted from Botetourt County residents at the Convenience Center during regular hours::
- Used motor oil
- Fluorescent tubes/bulbs
- Propane barbecue tanks
- Car batteries
- Household batteries
- No containers larger than five gallons
Commercial Recycling Data Reporting: please use this form to report either monthly or annual data for your company.
Curbside Recycling Collection
Curbside recycling is available to residents who are customers of Kelley's Garbage Collection Service, Kessler Garbage Service, and GFL(County Waste). Residents who live in these service areas who would like to participate in curbside recycling can do so by calling the hauler for their area to be added to the recycling route.
Botetourt County thanks GFL, Kelley's Garbage Collection Service, and Kessler Garbage Service for their commitment to our community by providing curbside recycling collection.