Recycling Locations

Roanoke County currently offers several recycling drop off locations, which are emptied Sunday through Saturday. In addition, Roanoke County residents are able to take recyclables to the Tinker Creek Transfer Station during their normal hours of operation.

Purple mountains with blue hiker silhouette and text stating Out of Service

Hollins University recycling area will be closed December 1-3, 2023, due to an event on the campus. 

Acceptable Materials

Please only place accepted recyclable items in the designated bins. Other material will contaminate the load and it will not be recycled.  All locations accept mixed paper, aluminum, and plastics #1 and #2. Please break down cardboard boxes to maximize storage space in our recycling trailers.

Aluminum - Soda Cans

Glenvar Middle School

4555 Malus Drive
When turning onto Malus Drive from Tobey Road, this location is on the left shoulder, just prior to the tennis courts.

Recycle Trailer - Glenvar - on Gravel Shoulder in Front of Tennis Courts

Cox Communications

5400 Fallowater Lane
This location is available in the parking lot of Cox Communications in southwest Roanoke County.

2 Recycle Trailers - Cox Communications - Back of Parking Lot

Hollins University

7916 Williamson Road
Upon entering the Hollins University campus, follow the recycling signs on West Campus Drive to this location.

Recycle Trailers - Hollins University - Back Parking Lot of West Campus Dr

Brambleton Area

3330 Valley Forge Avenue
This location is behind the Cave Spring Rescue Squad, prior to the entrance to the Brambleton Recreation Center.

Recycle Trailer - Brambleton - Parking Lot in Front of Black Fenced Area

William Byrd Middle School

2910 Washington Avenue
This location is in the parking area for William Byrd Middle School.

Recycle Trailers - William Byrd Middle School - Southwest Corner of Parking Lot

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  1. Brad Jordan

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    5235 Hollins Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24019

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