Recycling and Waste Disposal

Aluminum Beverage Cans

Aluminum Beverage Cans

Facilities & Programs:

McIntire Recycling Center

Ivy Material Utilization Center (MUC)

Paper Sort on Meade Ave

Disposal Charges, and Service FeesĀ 

Recyclable Accepted

Special Collections: HHW, Bulky Waste Amnesty, and eWaste






Refuse Collection

  • City of Charlottesville Residents
    • The City of Charlottesville provides refuse collection through the purchase of trash stickers as well as curbside pickup of most recyclable items. Program includes free collection of certain recyclable material curbside in bins. For guidelines on this service, go to the City of Charlottesville Trash page
    • For more information on the City of Charlottesville’s Solid Waste Management Program call 970-3830.
    • To report litter, call the City of Charlottesville – Charlottesville Public Service Dept. at 434-970-3830.
  • Albemarle County Residents
    • Albemarle County does not provide waste collection services for its citizens. Each county resident must either dispose of their waste themselves; use Rivanna’s Ivy MUC or McIntire Recycling; or contract with a private waste disposal hauler of their choice.
    • For more information, please visit the Albemarle County website or call Albemarle County at 296-5816.
    • To report litter, call Albemarle County – Litter Hotline Number at 434-972-4145.