Fall 2015 Events
Household Waste Collection Event
When is the collection event?
This year’s Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. For a copy of the event flyer, please click here.
Where will the event take place?
What can you drop off at the event?
We will only accept the following items at the event:
The event will take place at the UC Health Stadium (Home of the Florence Freedom). The address is 7950 Freedom Way in Florence, KY.
- Batteries (all types)
- Corrosives/Flammables (fuel, kerosene, etc.)
- E-scraps (computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, cell phones, etc.)
- Ink cartridges/toner
- Light bulbs
- Paint (All types – limited to 10 cans per vehicle)
- Paper (documents to be shredded)
- Pesticides (2 gallon/ 2 lbs. only)
- Propane tanks (20 lbs. only)
What is not accepted at the event?
We will NOT be accepting appliances, fertilizer, mercury containing devices, medications or tires. We also have the right to reject any item that you bring. Visit the “Resource Guide” on this website for proper disposal methods of these items.
Is there a cost for dropping off your hazardous items?
The event is FREE to the community
How do I drop off my items?
You load your car, drive to the event and we’ll do the rest! We do our best to keep traffic flowing so we ask that all attendees remain in their vehicles. We have volunteers who will unload your car for you and sort the items appropriately.
Please note - this event attracts a lot of people! While we work as fast as we can to get people through the line, please anticipate a wait. Thanks in advance for your patience and we appreciate you taking the time to properly dispose of hazardous waste.
Do I need to bring anything other than my items?
To speed up the process, we ask that event attendees bring a completed copy of our registration form. Knowing what you have with you allows us to direct traffic and efficiently sort the items you are bringing. Click here for a copy of the form.
BOONE COUNTY EVENTS
Boone County Fall Clean-Up
Properly dispose of household items at the Boone County Fall Clean-Up being held October 19 – October 25 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. There will be two sites: one at the Boone County Public Works Department on Maplewood Dr. and the other at the Union Pool on Old Union Rd. Liquid waste, hazardous waste, paint, dirt and concrete will NOT be accepted. No items from a business will be accepted. Only four tires per load will be accepted unless you call prior to the clean-up and register. Call Boone County Solid Waste at 859-334-3151 for more information.
To learn which items will be accepted, download a copy of the event flyer by clicking here.
City of Florence Fall Clean-Up
The City of Florence Fall Clean-Up will be held October 19 – October 25. Florence residents and business owners can bring items from their own fall cleaning to the Florence Public Services Maintenance Facility located at 7850 Tanners Lane for disposal. The hours of operation for the event will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Proof of Florence residency will be required during the Fall Clean-Up Program.
Any large item such as refrigerators, air conditioning units, household furniture, garbage, brush or just general junk is acceptable. The Public Services Department will also accept refrigerators, air conditioning units or other items containing Freon (CFC's) throughout the year during regular business hours. If you have questions regarding this program please call the Public Services Department at 859-647-5416.
For more information about which items will not be accepted at this event, as well as information about computer and electronics recycling, document destruction and curbside pickup, click here to download the event flyer.
City of Walton Fall Clean-Up
Properly dispose of household items at the City of Walton’s Fall Clean-Up. The fall clean-up week is October 19 – October 25. Dumpsters will be located at 11 High School Court in Walton, KY. Items such as yard waste, furniture, glass, metals, appliances, plastic, paper, cardboard, etc. will be accepted. Liquids, hazardous waste, paint, dirt or concrete will NOT be accepted. For more information about this event, call 859-334-3629.
KENTON COUNTY EVENTS
Kenton County Fall Clean-Up
The Kenton County Fall Clean-Up event is being held October 2 – 4 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. All items, except paint or hazardous material, will be accepted and can be dropped off at Kenton County Public Works on Independence Station Road. Please note: The first four tires will be free; there will be a $3.00 disposal charge for each tire beyond that amount. For more information on this event please call 859-392-1920.