Public Notices

MCINTIRE RECYCLING CENTER COMPOST GIVE-A-WAY

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in Compost, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

MCINTIRE RECYCLING CENTER COMPOST GIVE-A-WAY

Charlottesville, VA—March 25, 2021   In order to say THANK YOU to our customers of the McIntire Recycling Center, and kick off the Spring planting season, RSWA will be giving away 40-pound bags of McGill Soilbuilder Compost free to the first 300 customers on Saturday, April 10, 2021 (8:30am to 5:30pm), while supplies last. McGill is one of our compostable food waste partners, and processes all the food waste collected at McIntire.  This compost material is recycled from a variety of vegetative green waste, untreated wood waste, biosolids, agricultural by-products, and food waste, and is...

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Rivanna is on Facebook!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices

Rivanna is on Facebook!

The Rivanna Authorities is now on Facebook! To stay up-to-date on all the Solid Waste and Water & Sewer events, check us out and follow us at: https://www.facebook.com/RivannaAuthorities      

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Always Secure or Cover your Load!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2021 in Education Center, Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

Always Secure or Cover your Load!

In accordance with Albemarle County Code, Chapter 13-Section 301: It shall be unlawful for any person to transport any refuse upon the streets, roads, or highways in the county in a motor vehicle unless the vehicle is constructed or loaded to prevent any of the load, consisting of the refuse and refuse containers, from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom. A vehicle may be deemed to be constructed or loaded to prevent the load from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping if the refuse is transported in one or more secured covered containers within the vehicle...

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2020-2021 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Posted by on Dec 4, 2020 in Featured, Newsroom, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

2020-2021 Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Department’s Annual “Christmas Tree Recycling Program” This 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. The trees will be chipped into mulch and offered back to the public at no cost. Combining forces with the “Charlottesville Curbside Pick Up” the joint programs collected 4200 trees yielding 200 cubic yards of chips in 2020. Please note this is reducing the impact on our landfill and helping citizens find a place to dispose of a large and cumbersome...

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Great Pumpkin Smash

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 in Compost, Featured, Press Releases, Public Notices, Recycling, Stewardship

Great Pumpkin Smash

Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin!

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Drinking Water is Safe

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Community Project, Featured, Newsroom, Press Releases, Public Notices, Water

Drinking Water is Safe

UPDATE: 3-19-2020 Major water associations: Tap water is safe during COVID-19 outbreak National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issue joint statement.   WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 18, 2020 — As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to develop and reports of bottled water shortages make headlines, the National Association of Water Companies, the American Water Works Association and the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies issued the following joint statement: According to the U.S. Environmental...

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