Hours of Operation
|Tuesday - Friday
||7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
||8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(please allow sufficient time to unload before closing time)
From Charlottesville take I-64 West toward Waynesboro. Take the Ivy Exit to Route 637 South. The Material Utilization Center is approximately 3.3 miles down Route 637 (Dick Woods Road) on the right-hand side.
Phone: (434) 295-3306
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Commercial Hazardous Waste
The next special commercial hazardous waste collection day is Friday, October 10, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This special collection is only open to qualifying businesses and commercial establishments and not households. Qualifications are defined by federal law to include businesses that (1) generate no more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) hazardous waste in a month, (2) generate no more than 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) acutely hazardous waste in a month, and (3) store not more than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) hazardous waste. To participate in this event, businesses must pre-register with CARE Environmental Corp. via email with John Doffinger (John@careenv.com) or Jim McKenna (Jim@careenv.com) and there is a fee associated with disposal.
Household Hazardous Waste
The next Household Hazardous Waste Special Collection event will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 2pm - 6pm and Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9am - 2pm. For information on what items are accepted for this event, click here.
Amnesty Days at Ivy Material Utilization Center
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Sat
The next special collection will be held at the Ivy Material Utilization Center on the following Saturday dates:
||October 18, 2014
||October 25, 2014
||November 1, 2014
Service is available to Albemarle County and Charlottesville residents only.
Normal tipping fees will be charged to residents for all non-amnesty items brought on these days. Also, please note the Ivy facility will accept all above items during normal operation. Contact RSWA (295-3306) regarding tipping fees for the above items.
The Facility is closed on Sundays, Mondays, New Year’s Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving & the Friday afterwards, Christmas Eve & Christmas, Lee Jackson Day and Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (April 13th).
The Material Utilization Center at Ivy, located on State Route 637, serves residents of the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County. The Center includes: transfer station for municipal solid waste and small loads of construction and demolition debris material, vegetative waste mulching operation, household hazardous waste collection, collection centers for white goods, pallets, and tires, and an Encore Shop for collection and sale of reusable items.
Disposal Charge Minimum:
The minimum charge per transaction for all solid waste materials that cross the scales is as follows:
Albemarle County residents and businesses -
$6.00 plus $1.00 service fee
Non-Albemarle County residents and businesses -
$6.00 plus $10.00 service fee
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