May 3rd, 2012 issue #1118

May 3rd, 2012
  • Battle of the noodle: Allied heats up recycling rhetoric against Van der Linde

    For several years now, Allied Waste, which is owned by mega-waste company Republic Services, has been largely silent while Van der Linde Recycling (VDLR) steals all the local trash and recycling glory. Now the company is fighting back with a vengeance. With an onslaught of web, print, radio, and TV advertising, Allied suggests that much of the recycling collected by local haulers using VDLR is ending up in a landfill.

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4Better Or Worse

  • The week in review

    Latest former Albemarle police officer/reserve deputy to be charged with unsavory acts against a family member: Charles Farrell Long Jr., 47, who also is a former fourth-gr...

The Dish


Question of the Week

Real Estate - $old

  • Bidding war erupts on Evergreen

    3/14/2012 Albemarle William W. Bailey to Federal National Mortgage Association, 1625 Cool Spring Road, $169,744 (foreclosure) Belvedere Station Land Trust to Rita H. Reid, ...

Real Estate - On the Block

Real Estate Property auctions

  • Property auctions

    May 3 at 10am at the Albemarle CourthouseProperty: three building lots on Langford DriveDebtor: Ivy Estates LLCOriginal amount owing: unknownBidder brings: 10 percent sale ...

Movie Reviews

Music Features


  • Table of contents

    COVERTrash battleAllied Waste's new ad campaign suggests the company is the only one actually performing "single stream recycling," but the biggest competitor, Peter Van de...



Black and White

  • Arbor Day

    Charlottesville schoolchildren measure the circumference of a Quercus alba (white oak) at Forest Hills Park on Arbor Day, the last Friday in April.~Commentator Bill Emory p...