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Hours of Operation

Recycling Center
Last Chance Mercantile
Mon 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Mon 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM


James Allen
Executive Director
Mr. Allen has been employed with the RCSWA since 1998. Bachelor of Science Degree Organizational Leadership, MSU. SWANA Certified Municipal Solid Waste Manager, SWANA Certified Landfill Manager, SWANA Certified Bio-Reactor. 20 plus years experience in landfill design, construction and management, 10 years experience in Geo-Technical engineering.

Travis Kiblinger
Operations Director / Safety Manager
Mr. Kiblinger has been employed with the RCSWA since 2000. Mr. Kiblinger is SWANA Certified as Manager of Landfill Operations, he is also the Equipment Manager and Safety Director.  18 yrs in Landfill Construction and 5yrs. in the Landfill Gas Management.

Paula Blankenship
Office Manager
Employed with RCSWA since 1992. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of the business office, including special waste permitting, accounting and human resources.

Sherrie Hunter

Director of Education and Marketing
Mrs. Hunter's primary focus is public relations, information, and marketing regarding anti-littering, illegal dumping, clean community awareness and school recycling programs.

Tonya Patton
Employed with the RCSWA since 2009. Gradutated from Marshall University with a degree in Education.  Primary focus is to educate students and adults on current environmental issues and recycling.

Lisa Suggs

Recycling Administrative Assistant
SWANA Certified Recycling Manager. Employed with RCSWA since 1994. Responsibilities include marketing recycled materials, human resources, and managing the recycling office.

John Dunn
Raleigh County Litter Control Officer
Officer Dunn has been employed with the RCSWA since 2012.  Mr. Dunn is retired from the U.S. Army Reserve with 21 years of service.  Retired from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Dept. after 23 years of service.



Mitchell Barley
Raleigh County Litter Control Officer
Officer Barley has been employed with the Solid Waste Authority since September 2014.
Officer Barley is a retired Captain from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office where he served
for thirty years.  Officer Barley is also retired from the West Virginia Army National Guard
where he served twenty-one years and reached the rank of First Sergeant.

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Did You Know...

In the month of December 2020, RCSWA Litter Control Division cleaned 14 dump sites, investigated 44 complaints and issued 17 NOV's (Notice of Violation).  Two court cases for the month of December.  There were 2 warrants obtained for the month of December 2020.  2,4800 lbs (1.24 tons) of litter was brought into the landfill by litter control Officers John Dunn and Mitch Barley for the month of December 2020.
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