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Curbside Recycling Goes Big in Charlottesville and Albemarle

And now, thanks to the Vanderlinde Recycling facility , no-sorting, curbside recycling is an option for many, many more people in Charlottesville and Albemarle 1 – Most people aren’t going to “go green” unless they can justify the “green” decision economically first.

…If you’d like us to take away the recycle bin just contact us by email under comments at and we will recycle those as well for you. … All aluminum, glass, plastics (all), all cardboard, newspapers, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, steel and tin cans and styrofoam will all be taken from your regular trash right out of the garbage no need to sort items – this is Stream Line Trash & Recycling at it’s best. … “When in doubt… put your trash out” Thanks, Boyd McCauley Owner, Time Disposal Trash Service * I’m not getting compensated for this post, but think that if we can more efficiently recycle, why not?

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Proof There is a Market for Recycling in Charlottesville (and Albemarle)

Individual trash stickers for 13-gallon and 32-gallon trash bags are available in the City Hall Lobby and at many convenience and grocery stores in the Charlottesville area.

…The green trash cans are provided by the firm that provides curbside recycling ; blue by the one who doesn’t. 90 days ago, these cans were all blue.

… Then read about the absurd lawsuit by the local government mob waste authority trying to put the kibosh on the company that provides the destination for curbside, un-sorted recycling. … ** I’d think a paid journalist might want to follow up on this story; talk to trash companies and ask what they’ve seen since they’ve started offering curbside recycling and ask the ones that don’t why they don’t follow.

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Blog Wayback – Recycling in Albemarle?

… county code mandates that haulers have to offer the service, “but doesn’t say how it should be managed,” … and George Shadman, Albemarle County’s director of general services, urges residents whose recycling isn’t getting picked up to call general services at 296-5811. … Personally, I would be willing to pay a little bit more (I’m not sure what amount would be the Tipping Point where I would not want to pay for this service) so that I could feel better about subscribing to the Wall Street Journal .

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Undersestimating the Demand For Recycling?

Pat yourself on the back because you ensured that hazardous waste and materials used in electronics (the list is long and varied: cadmium, lead, mercury, flame retardants, PCB, PVC, glues) will go to its proper burial place or find new life. Crutchfield and their recycling provider will drive the e-tons (Can’t wait to get the numbers on this one) to New Jersey to be refurbished, repaired, or dismantled for reuse, and the rest; well, this Betty doesn’t want to think about that one.

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Albemarle County now has TWO Curbside Recycling Options

If you end up filling your containers too early, just let us know and we will be happy to pick the containers up the next time your day of the week comes around (this is considered an unscheduled pickup). … Pricing: Startup Fee (includes up to 3 containers) $40 ($10 extra for every additional 3 containers) Price per scheduled pickup $10 ($5 extra for up to 3 additional containers) Price per scheduled pickup (with 6 month prepaid agreement) $9 ($5 extra for up to 3 additional containers) Price per unscheduled pickup $14 ($5 extra for up to 3 additional containers) We will try and accommodate any requests you may have so just let us know!

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