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Solid Waste Newsroom - 2013 Archive


12/24/2013
Curbside and Drop-off Christmas Tree Recycling Available
Metro Solid Waste Management will again this year offer curbside pickup of Christmas Trees to residents of the Urban Services District (the old City of Louisville boundaries). Beginning Thursday, December 26, residents with City curbside yard waste pickup may set their Christmas trees and greenery out on their regular collection day.

12/23/2013
Holiday Garbage, Yard Waste And Recycling Schedule
There will be no residential collection on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 or Wednesday, January 1, 2014 within the Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits). Collection will resume on Thursday and will be delayed by one day. For those who have waste and recycling collection with private companies, check with them for their holiday schedules.

11/27/2013
Garbage, Recycling Pickup Delayed by Thanksgiving Holiday
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection in the Urban Services District on Thursday, November 28. Residents who normally have collection on that day will have service on Friday, Nov. 29. The regular Friday collection will be delayed until Saturday, Nov. 30.

11/5/2013
Free Leaf Dropoff Begins Nov. 12
Citizens will have three options for dropping off fall leaves at no cost, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

10/16/2013
Protect Yourself From Identity Theft With Free Shredding Event
Citizens can protect themselves from identify theft with a free shredding event Sat., Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1032 Phillips Lane, across from the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. Residents are encouraged to bring personal and confidential documents they no longer need to be shredded and then recycled. There is no limit on the amount of material residents may bring. Businesses will not be allowed to participate in this event.

10/7/2013
Flood Debris Can Be Dropped Off at City Waste Reduction Center
Citizens who have damaged household items from the record rainfall this weekend can take it to the city’s Waste Reduction Center at 636 Meriwether Ave. starting Tuesday, Oct. 8., 8 a.m.

8/28/2013
No Garbage, Recycling or Yard Waste Collection on Labor Day
Due to the Labor Day holiday, there will be no residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection in the Urban Services District on Monday, September 2. Residents who normally have collection on that day will have service on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Collection will also be delayed by one day for the rest of the week following Labor Day

7/1/2013
Holiday Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Schedule, Closings For Fourth of July
Closings and collection service for the July 4th holiday.

6/19/2013
Sixth Vehicle Impounded For Illegal Dumping
Sixth vehicle impounded for illegal dumping

5/31/2013
Street Sweeping Crews Remind Citizens to Obey No Parking Signs
Street sweeping crews remind citizens to obey No Parking signs

5/10/2013
New Surveillance Cameras Installed to Fight Illegal Dumping
Nineteen new surveillance installed to combat illegal dumping.

4/30/2013
Garbage & Recycling Carts Now Available for Purchase Online
Garbage and Recycling carts are now available for purchasing online for residents of the Urban Services District.

1/17/2013
MLK Jr. Day Holiday Schedule and Closures
There will be no garbage, recycling or yard waste collection on Monday, January 21, 2013 within the Urban Services District (former Louisville city limits) due to Metro Government’s observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.