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    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

    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
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