Live Green Lexington
We are the environmental go-to people for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. We work to preserve, protect, and enhance Lexington’s environment by educating the public about the need and benefits of creating a healthy and sustainable quality of life for our community.
We are a part of the Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works, which consists of the divisions of Waste Management, Water Quality (stormwater and sanitary sewers), Environmental Services, Traffic Engineering, and Streets & Roads.
Save these dates
Great American Cleanup
Coordinate a cleanup in your neighborhood, near your school, in your local park – anywhere! Register your event with Keep Lexington Beautiful, and receive free bags, gloves and other supplies.
May 19, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Old Landfill Pad (1631 Old Frankfort Pike)
Fayette County residents may bring up to five boxes or bags of material to be shredded at no cost.
June 16, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Volunteers will travel in boats to collect trash from the 12 miles of the Kentucky River that border Fayette County.
Volunteers should gather at the Clays Ferry Boat Dock off KY 25 under the I-75 overpass between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. If you are using GPS to locate the River Sweep, use the address 9079 Old Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40515. There will be signs to direct you to the parking area.
Share your Acts of Green on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag them #LexGoGreen to show others what they can do. Acts of Green can be big or small:
- Plan a neighborhood clean up. Register with Keep Lexington Beautiful.
- Plant a tree. Learn where to plant certain trees and what trees do well in Kentucky.
- Paint a storm drain to raise awareness of water quality. Learn how.
- Pick up after your pets on walks and in your yard to prevent pet waste from entering local streams through storm drains.
Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Burbank Ct/Dr Clays Mill Rd Harrodsburg Rd Hill N Dale Rd Pasadena Dr
Fayette County residents can safely dispose of unwanted hazardous waste free of charge this Saturday, April 21, 2018. This event, which is being held at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike, runs between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The intersection of Bryan Avenue and East Loudon Avenue will undergo a transformation designed to make the area safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists. The change will remain in place through this summer.