Dispose of hazardous waste safely and for free

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority (RSWA) will host its Spring special collection dates for household waste and bulky waste amnesty days for Charlottesville, Scottsville, and Albemarle County residents starting on April 27th and concluding on May 19th. This event is brought to the community by support from the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle in partnership with the RSWA.  
 
The first collection will be for Household Hazard Waste (HHW), which includes items such as oils, cleaners, old batteries, etc. RSWA will collect HHW’s on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
 
The second collection is for Bulky Waste items, including furniture/mattresses, appliances, and tires, but these will only be collected on their corresponding day. Saturday, May 5, 2018 will be furniture/mattresses. Saturday, May 12, 2018 will be appliances. Saturday, May 19, 2018 will be tires. All these dates take place from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. 
 
For more information on this program, as well as a complete list of acceptable items for disposal, click here