You are here

    Home » Public Works » Recycling


    Save money and the environment in Lynchburg by recycling!

    Acceptable Recyclables

    • Corrugated Cardboard - flattened
    • Drink & Food Cans - rinse and crush
    • Newspapers & Inserts - no strings or bags please
    • Mixed Paper - food boxes, magazines, mail, bad report cards, etc., flatten boxes please
    • Plastic Containers #1 through #7 (no styrofoam or plastic bags) - rinse and crush
    • NOTE: Due to the current market, glass is no longer accepted at any of the recycling sites. 

    Drop-Off Center Locations

    • Grace Street, Behind Fire Station
    • Linkhorne Drive, Behind the Comcast Cable Office
    • Kroger, Old Graves Mill Road & Timberlake Road
    • River Ridge Mall (2 locations JCPenny's parking area & across from Macy's parking area)
    • Corner of Alleghany Avenue & Lakeside Drive
    • Village Court Shopping Center, Boonsboro Road
    • 2704 Concord Turnpike, Parking Lot

    Find the nearest drop off locations

    Search by address to find the recycling center nearest you!

    Example: 900 Church St

    Pick up FREE recycling boxes!

    The City of Lynchburg has resurrected the famous recycling box! The box is ideal for storing recyclables to take to the drop-off recycling centers. Easy to follow instructions on how to properly recycle materials are printed on the box.

    Lynchburg residents may pick up a free recycling box at the following locations:

    • City Hall Information Desk, 900 Church Street
    • Public Works Building, 2nd Floor, 1700 Memorial Avenue

    For more information on recycling, contact the Regional Recycling Program Manager:

    Diane Dodd: (434) 455-6085; Email
    Recycling Program Manager, Region 2000 Services Authority
    Average: 4.7 (32 votes)