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Commercial and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

Commercial Hazardous Waste Collection Day: April 1, 2016

The next special commercial hazardous waste collection day is Friday, April 1, 2016 from 10am – 12pm. This special collection is only open to qualifying businesses and commercial establishments – not households. Qualifications are defined by federal law to include businesses that:

  • generate no more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) hazardous waste in a month,
  • generate no more than 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) acutely hazardous waste in a month, and
  • 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 ( or Jim McKenna ( There is a fee associated with disposal.

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event: April 1 and 2, 2016

The next Household Hazardous Waste Special Collection event will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 2pm - 6pm and Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9am - 2pm. For information on what items are accepted for this event, visit Additionally, three Amnesty Days will be held at Ivy Material Utilization Center on the following dates from 8:30am – 4pm each day:

Amnesty Item Collection Date
Furniture / Mattresses April 9, 2016
Appliances April 16, 2016
Tires April 23, 2016

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.

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