Waste Management

Whether it's recyclables that we can use again, yard waste that we can turn into mulch, or items we haul to the landfill, we are always looking for ways to keep the Bluegrass beautiful. Our work is not just about getting rid of things, it's about Lexington's quality of life, its health, and the look of our community.

Collection days

Unlike the previous couple of years, yard waste collections will not be suspended during winter months. Weekly yard waste collections will be made unless bad weather cancels all collections.

2018 holiday collection schedule

Upcoming Waste Management events

Our five-year plan

News

Free Trash Disposal Day – Saturday, July 14

The City of Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste. The event will be held Saturday, July 14, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fourth of July holiday collection schedule announcement

The Fourth of July holiday will not impact city waste collections. Pick ups will be made as usual on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Memorial Day holiday collection schedule announcement

The city will adjust its waste collection schedule for the Memorial Day holiday. Those who normally receive curbside collections on Mondays will be serviced on Wednesday, May 30.

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