Posts tagged Recycling

Recycle Those Christmas Trees in Charlottesville and Albemarle

View Christmas Tree Recycling in Charlottesville-Albemarle in a larger map From the County of Albemarle : Trees will be recycled into free mulch for the public It’s almost that time of year again! As in the past, the Albemarle County Parks & Recreation Dept will host its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program beginning December 26, 2009 through January 16, 2010. … Shortly after the City’s curbside pick up, the County and City Parks & Recreation crews will team up to chip the estimated 2600 trees at Darden Towe Park. … The sites are as follows : – Chris Greene Lake in Earlysville – Crozet Park – Darden Towe Park – Greenwood Community Center * – Rivanna Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center on McIntire Road (*note: Sunday hours are 12noon – 5pm) – Scottsville Community Center – Walnut Creek Park The recycling location on McIntire Road may be congested; please consider Darden Towe Park as an alternate location that is less congested and is suited better for large loads and contract haulers.

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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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