The City of Frankfort Solid Waste Division provides reliable waste management solutions through residential curbside collection and a variety of specialized services. The department works proactively to reduce waste and to increase recycling in the city.
Collection schedule change: The solid waste division will not be collecting trash or recycling on thanksgiving day, november 26th, or the following day, november 27th. all routes normally collected on Thursdays and fridays will instead be collected on Monday, November 30th.
update: covid-19 Collection changes
Beginning Monday, June 15th, the solid waste division will resume all normal collection procedures. This includes collection of excess household trash in overflow bags only and electronic waste drop off.
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The city of frankfort has a new drop off location for paper recycling. click here for additional information.
To ensure that the city of Frankfort is safe and clean for everyone, it is important to always practice proper use of your recycle cart. click here for more information regarding items to avoid placing in your cart. Thank you!
Learn more about partnerships between the Solid Waste Division and Franklin County.
If a dumpster or pod is placed within the city right-of-way, it must be permitted with the City of Frankfort.
The City of Frankfort Solid Waste Department provides a free electronic recycle service to Franklin County residents, non-profit organizations, or local businesses.
View a map of the Frankfort Historic District boundaries.
The City of Frankfort will provide recycling service to non-profit organizations and businesses located in the downtown Renaissance District.
Solid Waste Division staff are available to speak to schools, civic groups, neighborhood associations, or scout troops about solid waste issues.
The City of Frankfort provides garbage and recycling collection services for residents.
Kentucky is moving to a single-stream recycling system that will involve changes in the way we collect and separate recyclables.
Read the division mission, vision, and values.