The Greenest City in West Virginia?

Editor’s Note: This is the first contribution from George Kellas.  George won the Show of Hands event in September.  His winning project aims to document Wheeling through film and digital media.  


Did you know the city of Wheeling, WV only recycles 5% of its garbage?  Scrappy Pappy’s aims to make Wheeling the greenest city in West Virginia by recycling a huge portion of what used to make its way to landfills. They recycle everything from metals, to plastics, and paper products. It’s extremely simple to get involved. Just bag up all your recyclables, drop off at Scrappy’s and they’ll take care of the rest!

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Fun Fact: This year Scrappy Pappy’s has recycled an average of 20,000 pounds of trash a week.

As an individual, you can get involved by recycling with Scrappy’s and spreading the word. If you are a business, reach out to Scott Ludolph, and see if he can save you time and money by picking your trash up on location!

To find out more about Scrappy Pappy’s watch the video below: