Solid Waste & Recycling

Contact: 
Coordinator
Rebecca Zocklein
Phone
(502) 565-1007
Fax
(502) 222-3213
Hours: 

Office Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:00pm

Location: 
100 W Jefferson St
La Grange, KY 40031
United States

Recycling Drop-off Address:

3943 Jones Drive
LaGrange, KY 40031
(across from Oldham County High School)

Drop off Hours: Monday - Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Oldham County Solid Waste & Recycling

Trash Collection

Residential and commercial garbage is collected throughout most of Oldham County under a franchise agreement with Republic Service and delivered to Valley View Landfill in Sulphur, KY.  The franchise covers the unincorporated area of Oldham County as well as the City of Crestwood.  Oldham County franchise customers may set out one large item or one unit of yard waste per week.  Please call Republic at 502-638-9000 to schedule these pick ups.

Recycling

Curbside single-stream recycling is offered to Oldham County residents in the franchise area by Republic Services.  For more information or to sign up, call 638-9000.  

The Oldham County Recycling Center at 3943 Jones Drive accepts sorted cardboard, paper, metals, aluminum, rigid plastics, batteries and many electronics.  The Center is manned Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Items are processed and marketed to businesses that use recycled materials to produce new products.  For a list of the items we accept at the Center, click on the Recycling Guide button.  

Litter Abatement Program

Oldham County receives a State grant for litter abatement.  Non-profit, tax-exempt groups participate and raise funds for their organization by picking up litter along our roadsides. Eligible groups include various school and independent sports teams; youth groups; and any other charitable, tax-exempt organization.  We supply safety vests, gloves and trash bags, so get involved!  Links to the program application and agreement are located on the left side of this page.  

Special Annual Events

Three events are offered this coming Fall for the benefit of Oldham County residents and to help preserve the earth:

  1. Free Paper Shredding:  Saturday, September 16, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Oldham County Fairgrounds
  2. Tire Collection:  Thursday thru Saturday, September 21 - 23, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Kentucky State Highway Garage on North HWY 393.  Open to any Kentucky resident
  3. Household Hazardous Waste Collection:  Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Oldham County Fairgrounds

​For more information about these events, call Becky at 502-565-1007.

Governance

We are governed by Oldham County Solid Waste Ordinances KOC-04-830-181, KOC-99-830-199, KOC-97-830-53, and KOC-94-800-846 and enforce the provisions contained therein.  Private waste haulers doing business in Oldham County must be permitted each year.  

Solid Waste Management Plan

Oldham County Fiscal Court is required to update the Solid Waste Management Plan every five (5) years.  Please click on the link to review the Plan:  Solid Waste Management Plan 2018-2022  

The proposed plan is available for public inspection beginning July 7, 2017 at the following locations:

  • Oldham County Judge/Executive's Office, Fiscal Court Building, 100 West Jefferson Street,Suite 4 LaGrange, KY 40031
  • Oldham County Planning & Development Office, 100 West Jefferson Street, Suite 3, LaGrange, KY 40031

Anyone unable to review the plan at the above locations may call and request that a copy be mailed to them.  

Any person wishing to comment on the plan may do so by providing comments no later than close of business on Monday, August 7, 2017, to the Oldham County Fiscal Court at 100 West Jefferson Street, LaGrange, KY, 40031.  Any person wishing to be heard at a public hearing must make a request via telephone, fax, email, or written communication, to the governing body identified above, no later than close of business (COB) on the 30th day, which is August 7, 2017.

A public hearing is scheduled on August 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to receive public comments on the plan. The hearing will be held in the Fiscal Court Meeting Room located on the second floor of the Fiscal Court Building at 100 West Jefferson Street, LaGrange, KY, 40031. However, if no request for a public hearing has been received by Monday, August 7, 2017, the hearing will be cancelled.

The Oldham County Fiscal Court will respond to written public comments within 15 days of the close of the public comment period, and will consider the plan for passage at the August 15, 2017, Fiscal Court meeting.  The plan, if approved, will then be submitted to the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for review and approval.

Additional information about this plan is available from Rebecca Zocklein, Oldham County Solid Waste Coordinator at 502-565-1007 or rzocklein@oldhamcountyky.gov.