Unwanted Items

Every day you probably come across some unwanted items. Whether it's old clothes, used tires, automotive fluids or outdated computers, often times your unwanted item may be useful to someone else. Or you may have materials that need to be disposed of in an environmentally-sound manner.


Below is a list of different items and materials and where you can dispose of them in the most conscientious way. If you live outside the Winchester, Virginia area, call your local solid waste office to discover what you can do with unwanted items in your locality. 

















































































Aluminum Cans
Williams Recycling (540) 877-2767
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Winchester Scrap Metal, Inc. (540) 667-8440
Appliances - Scrap
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Appliances - Usable
Salvation Army (540) 722-2479
Union Rescue Mission (540) 667-8460
Batteries - Automobile
Advance Auto Parts (540) 722-6771
Battery Mart (540) 665-0065
Auto Recyclers LLC (540) 545-4197
Winchester Scrap Metal, Inc. (540) 667-8440
Batteries - Other
Battery Mart (540) 665-0065
Batteries (Rechargable) and Cell Phones
Find a list of recycling locations at rbrc.org  
Books
Handley Library (540) 662-9041
Blue Plate Books (540) 662-6657
Cardboard
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Clothing
Goodwill Industries (540) 723-6864
Union Rescue Mission (540) 667-8460
Salvation Army (540) 662-4777
C-CAP (540) 662-4318
Children's Clothing
Evans Home for Children (540) 662-8520
Computers / Typewriters
Goodwill Industries RECONNECT Program (540) 723-6864
Auto Recyclers LLC (540) 545-4197
Potomac Computers-Winchester (540) 605-9777
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
REMAC Metals (800) 600-9608
Best Buy (540) 723-6179
Potomac Computers-Winchester (540) 605-9777
Food
Food Bank (540) 665-0770
Salvation Army (540) 662-4777
Union Rescue Mission (540) 667-8460
C-CAP (540) 662-4318
Furniture and Household Items
Goodwill Industries (540) 723-6864
Union Rescue Mission (540) 667-8460
Salvation Army (540) 662-4777
Household Hazardous Waste

Paint, pesticides, chemicals, used oil, automobile fluids, etc.

Call the Winchester-Frederick County Landfill for the next scheduled Household Hazardous Waste drop-off day.

(540) 665-5658
Home Improvement Items
Habitat ReStore (540) 662-9704
Medicine Bottles
Free Medical Clinic of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (540) 662-2130
Metal Scrap
REMAC Metals (800) 600-9608
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Winchester Scrap Metal, Inc. (540) 667-8440
Paint (Usable Latex Paint)
Shenandoah University Theater (540) 665-4534
Habitat ReStore (540) 662-9704
Pallets and Skids
Pallet Recycling (540) 869-3464
SS&C Enterprises (540) 662-4171
Smalley Package Company (540) 955-2550
McFarland's Mill (540) 667-2272
Sandy Pallet and Box Company (540) 869-4241
Paper
Williams Recycling (540) 877-2767
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Plastic Bags / Plastic Bottles
Food Lion, Kroger, Martin's, Safeway, Wal-Mart  
Southern Scrap Company (540) 662-0265
Winchester Business Services (540) 667-8010
Yard Waste - Brush
Landfill Brush Pile (540) 665-5658
Yard Waste - Firewood
C-CAP (540) 662-4318
Yard Waste - Grass / Leaves
Winchester Public Works (540) 667-1815