Posts by kmcilwee

Expanded Recycling at the Ivy MUC

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Compost, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

Expanded Recycling at the Ivy MUC

Effective immediately, the Ivy Material Utilization Center will begin offering expanded recycling services at the current citizens convenience center. These services are free to the residents of Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. The Ivy MUC is located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville VA, 22903. The interim facility will accept: Corrugated Carboard Newsprint and Magazines Motor Oil Antifreeze Compostable Food Waste Glass Food & Beverage Containers* Mixed Brown Paper* Mixed Metals – aluminum beverage cans and steel cans* *expanded offering At the February meeting of...

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Rivanna RiverFest

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Stewardship, Water, Water Industry Leaders

Rivanna RiverFest

Join us for the first annual spring RIVANNA RIVERFEST! On Saturday May 11th, 2019, we invite everyone to join us and enjoy the Rivanna River and check out Rivanna RiverFest! This family-friendly event will connect everyone to the Rivanna River and Charlottesville environment. We will have water sports, a run through the park, art activities, music, monitoring demonstrations, and more! Confirmed Events Include: Check back soon for the full list of events, final schedule, and event registrations. 10:00 am Fix a Leak Family 5K: Run park to park from Riverview to Darden and stop that running...

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Clean Fill Requirements at Ivy MUC

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in Featured, Newsroom

Clean Fill Requirements at Ivy MUC

Effective: January 8, 2019 Dept. of Environmental Quality regulations state: Clean Fill* can only contain: Clean Dirt Clean Concrete Asphalt Clean Fill containing the following will NO longer be accepted: Trash Rebar Wood/Organic Materials   *Clean fill refers to construction waste materials that can be reused or recycled in other construction projects. The term “clean” implies that the material is eco-friendly and free of any toxic substances that may adversely affect the health of humans and animals, or contaminate the environment where they’re disposed. Clean fill also: Has not been...

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2018-2019 “Christmas Tree Recycling Program” Information

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Featured, Newsroom, Recycling

2018-2019 “Christmas Tree Recycling Program” Information

2-6-19: Free mulch now available at Darden Towe Park Free mulch is now available at Darden Towe Park, while the supply lasts. Bring a shovel and help yourself. The park is open 7 am until dark each day.   The Christmas Tree recycling program is run by the Albemarle County Parks and Rec Department. This is a program that recycles discarded Christmas Trees that are chipped into mulch and offered to the public for free. The County Parks’ program has been in operation since 1988 and has collected an average of 2300 trees annually that yield over 110 cubic yards of chips. Combining forces...

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MSW and CDD Tipping Fee Reductions at Ivy MUC

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases

MSW and CDD Tipping Fee Reductions at Ivy MUC

Charlottesville, VA – December 14, 2018 Effective January 1, 2019, the fees for Domestic Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Construction & Demolition Debris (CDD) will be reduced from $66.00 to $52.00 per ton at the Ivy Material Utilization Center, located at 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville VA, 22903. The reduced tipping fees are consistent with the average tipping fees for transfer stations in neighboring counties. This rate reduction was approved by the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority Board of Directors on December 11, 2018 and was the only change made to the Rate Resolution.  ...

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