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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Great Pumpkin Smash at McIntire Recycling Center

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October 24, 2022

Great Pumpkin Smash at McIntire Recycling Center

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -Go green this Halloween and compost your pumpkin! 

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority will host the 5 th Annual Great Pumpkin Smash Composting Event at McIntire Recycling Center, located at 611 McIntire Road Charlottesville, VA 22902, from November 5, 2022 through November 12, 2022 from 8:30am to 5:30pm. 

Participants will be able to “smash” their pumpkins by dropping them into a large composting container. The recycling container will be accessible through self-service. Pumpkin composting is free of charge and open to City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County residents. 

Rivanna Solid Waste Authority is dedicated to protecting and improving the environment by providing recycling, composting, refuse, and waste disposal services. RSWA assists thousands of City and County residents each year with their recycling, solid waste, and household hazardous waste disposal. 

For more information, please visit: 

Media Contact
Philip McKalips
Director of Solid Waste
Rivanna Solid Waste Authority
(434) 977-2970 ext.145

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