Recyclables Accepted

Please do not drop off material when the facility is closed.

Only dispose of items in the correct, designated bin or container.

Do not leave unaccepted items on the ground, outside of bins, or at any other location at the facility.

Styrofoam is NOT accepted at any recycling location. 


What can I bring to the McIntire Recycling Center and Ivy Material Utilization Center.

The McIntire Road Recycling Center accepts various items for recycling. Bins are set up for specific items. If you have questions about where to deposit something, there are recycling attendants available who will be happy to assist you. Or call us at (434) 977-2976.

Please click the images below for a list of items accepted and not accepted in each bin.

Plastic Films

Aluminum Beverage Cans










Mixed Metals








Office Paper










#1 Plastic Containers

#2 Plastic Containers









Mixed Paper

Corrugated Cardboard













What can I also bring to the McIntire Recycling Center.

  • Compostable Food Waste
  • Oyster Shells
  • Used Cooking Oil

What can I also bring to the Ivy Convenience Center.

  • Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Compostable Food Waste
  • Tag-a-bag
  • Paint, in original can: Latex and Oil-Based Paints, 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon, Quarter Gallon Containers (paint is collected, but not recycled).

Household Hazardous and Bulky Waste

HHW and Bulky Waste is only collected at the Ivy Material Utilization Center on specific dates in the spring and fall. Please see the Household Hazardous Waste page for upcoming dates, details, and restrictions.


For more recycling information, please read our Recycling FAQs

Styrofoam is NOT accepted at any recycling location.