Trash for Cash

Trash for Cash, a state program being rolled out in Louisville for the first time, helps ensure roadways around Louisville are kept clean while raising money for local youth-serving nonprofits. Qualified nonprofits can apply through Brightside.

Brightside will then work with the nonprofit to find a roadway that needs attention, and the nonprofit will earn $100 per mile they help clean.  Available routes can be found here.

“Trash for Cash is a win-win for Louisville; the city gets cleaner streets, and local youth-serving nonprofits get more funds to help our kids,” Mayor Greenberg said. “I’m very proud this program has come to Louisville, and I want to thank the hard work of our Metro staff in making it a reality. I hope some of our outstanding nonprofits take advantage of this program to raise funds and help keep Louisville beautiful.”

Applications will be accepted from February 8 - March 8, 2024. 



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