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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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Campaign Sign Recycling

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Featured, Newsroom, Recycling

Campaign Sign Recycling

  The election is (almost) over, but the signs will remain. So, now what?   Don’t throw the signs away, instead take them to McIntire Recycling Center!   To recycle the signs, remove the metal stand from the sign. Thin plastic signs (Poly-bag signs) can be deposited into the Plastic Film bin. Thick plastic signs (that resemble corrugated cardboard) cannot be recycled Paper signs can be deposited into the Mixed Brown Paper bin. Metal stands can be deposited into the Mixed Metals bin. If you have any questions, please ask the attendant on duty. Signs can be recycled during...

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Composting in the City of Charlottesville

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Community Project, Compost, Education Center, Newsroom, Recycling, Stewardship

Composting in the City of Charlottesville

2018 CITY MARKET COMPOST DROP-OFF PROGRAM COMING TO SEASONAL CLOSE Thank you to everyone who contributed to the City Market composting program this season! As the City Market transforms into the Winter Market (Nov-Dec), the City Market Composting program is winding down with the last day to drop-off your food scraps this Saturday (10/27/2018). We’re thrilled to have seen so many of you visit our drop-off station and are excited to announce the launching of a new composting pilot program for Charlottesville residents. McIntire Recycling Center will continue to accept compost with...

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UPDATE: RSWA Facilities will remain open

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices

UPDATE: RSWA Facilities will remain open

September 13, 2018 Due to the change in the projected path of Hurricane Florence and the lessened potential impact for the Charlottesville / Albemarle areas, the Ivy Material Utilization Center (IMUC), 4576 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903, and the McIntire Recycling Center, 611 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902 will remain open and will operate under their normal schedules. IMUC normal hours: Tues – Fri 7:30am-4pm Sat 8:30am-4pm Sun – Mon CLOSED McIntire Recycling Center normal hours: Wed – Sun 8:30-6:30pm Mon 8:30am-6:30pm Tues CLOSED If weather and...

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