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Free Junk Drop-off Day

Friday October 14, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 14, 2011) – Now is the time to tackle your fall cleaning and get rid of bulky items not accepted by regular garbage collection. Next weekend is the city’s free, semi-annual bulk waste and junk drop-off day.

On Sunday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. residents may drop-off items such as appliances, furniture and mattresses at the Waste Management Outer Loop Landfill, 2673 Outer Loop

Citizens are asked to separate metal items from other junk so it can be recycled, saving valuable space in the landfill.

Freon will be removed from all appliances and disposed of properly.

Some items will not be accepted including yard waste (grass, limbs, leaves, etc.), hazardous materials, paint, tires, commercial trash, computers, televisions and other electronics.

The junk disposal day is a partnership between the Louisville Metro Division of Solid Waste Management and Waste Management of Kentucky.

Other resources:

Waste Reduction Center

636 Meriwether Ave
Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Residents who wish to dispose of bulk waste throughout the year may take up to three household items, at no charge.

Electronics can be dropped off for CyberCycle, Louisville Metro Government’s electronics recycling program.

Household Hazardous Materials Collection Center (HAZ BIN)

7501 Grade Lane

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Residents can dispose of hazardous materials including oil and lead-based paints, lawn fertilizers, batteries and household chemicals, free of charge.

For more information visit, www.louisvilleky.gov/SolidWaste or phone MetroCall at 311 or 547-5000.

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