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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Independence Day Trash & Recycling

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 27, 2022

Independence Day Trash & Recycling

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - There will be no residential curbside trash or recycling collection on Independence Day (7/4). Collections will resume Tuesday (7/5), one day behind schedule and...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Climate Planning Materials Available

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New materials have been posted to the City's website for the Climate Action Plan and the Climate Vulnerability Assessment! 

The new materials are linked directly below. These materials, as well as additional resources and information about the pla...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Community Workshop: Help Charlottesville become Climate Resilient!

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Please join the conversation on Thursday, June 9, 5 PM - 7 PM for a virtual Community Workshop to discuss the City of Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment. 

 You are invited to this free workshop, hosted by the City...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Sign Up & Learn More about Solarize Charlottesville!

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The City of Charlottesville has teamed up with the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) to make going solar easier and more affordable than ever with our annual Solarize Charlottesville campaign. Going solar has the potential to greatly reduce your electr...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Save the Date: June 9, 5PM - 7PM Community Workshop on Climate Vulnerabilities

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Please plan to join us, fellow community members, and community organizations on Thursday, June 9, 5PM - 7PM for a final, virtual, Community Workshop to inform Charlottesville's Climate Vulnerability Assessment!

The Climate Vulnerability Assessmen...
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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Join Us at "The Fleet of the Future: Right Sized and Electrified"

Event Name:  Fleet of the Future, Right-Sized and Electrified, Monday, May 23, 3-5PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2022

The City of Charlottesville is excited to partner with Albemarle County, Virginia Clean Cities, and the University of Virginia for a community showcase of electric equipment.

On Monday, May 23rd, join us at the Albemarle Co...

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Event Info... Climate Action
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Reminder - Climate Surveys Still Open, through May 20th!

Climate Surveys

There's still time to inform the City's two climate planning processes that are underway!

Survey 1:  Give us your thoughts on reducing Charlottesville's GHG emissions!

Over 160 responses have been received so far. Please share your thoughts on prel...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Surveys Open for Climate Action Planning

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2022

Two climate surveys - one for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and one for assessing climate vulnerabilities - are open until Friday, May 20!

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City’s Climate Protection...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Charlottesville Publishes Annual Energy and Water Performance Report

Cover Page of the Fiscal Year 2021 Energy and Water Performance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 18, 2022

The City of Charlottesville realized reduced utility usage and spending during fiscal year 2021 primarily due to severely reduced building occupancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City o...

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Public Works News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

2022 Recycling Schedule - Available Online

Recycling schedule

The 2022 Recycling Calendar and Schedule Map are available on the City's website along with other recycling information. Some key highlights for this year: 

  • This schedule applies to curbside recycling service provided by the City of Charl...
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Additional Info... Public Works News
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Leaf Collection Scheduled to Resume Monday, February 14th

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 8, 2022

Leaf Collection Scheduled to Resume Monday, February 14th

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville will restart residential curbside collection of leaves on Monday, February 14th and will conclude on Friday, Ma...

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Full information on the Leaf Collection webpage... Public Works News
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Call for Volunteers: Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign

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Calling for Community Volunteers

Help Charlottesville collect data on urban heat as part of the nationwide 2021 NIHHIS-CAPA Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign! 

How urban environments and neighborhoods are built affects the amount of heat absorbed ...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Climate Vulnerability Assessment Process Kicking Off

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Moving forward with its commitment to develop a Climate Adaptation Plan, the City of Charlottesville is taking the first steps to complete a Climate Vulnerability Assessment.  

The Climate Vulnerability Assessment will assess potential impacts fro...

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Additional Info... Climate Action
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Join us on Jan. 20 for a Climate Action Together Roundtable Discussion

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Climate Action Together: A Roundtable Discussion About Local Implications of Climate Change on Our Community's Health, Safety, and Ecology

Thursday, January 20, 5PM-7PMRegister to Attend (Zoom)

Climate change is upon us in the form of increasingly extreme w...

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Additional Info... Climate Action