The City provides curbside recycling collection for residents and businesses along the uptown/downtown corridor with additional source-separated recycling drop-off available for residents at the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority’s McIntire Recycling Center. 

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Curbside recycling collection is available for free to customers who also use the City's Trash Service.  As part of the service, the City will provide a rolling cart for your recyclables.

Curbside Recycling Service Key Points

  • Recycling is collected every other week, on the same day as your regular trash day.
  • Three sizes of recycling carts are available. The default size is 95 gallon. 
  • Recycling carts can be requested, exchanged, and returned through the online Recycling Cart Request Form.
2023 Recycling Schedule
2023 Recycling Tips