Pop-Up Drop-Off Waste Disposal Events

Pop-Up Drop-Offs are free recycling and large item disposal events for residents of Jefferson County. 

Next event:

Saturday, September 25, 2021
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sun Valley Ball Field, 10401 Lower River Road/Ashby Lane Baptist Church, 6617 Ashby Lane

**Document shredding, prescription medication disposal, and electronics recycling will be in the parking lot of Ashby Lane Baptist Church, 6617 Ashby Lane**

Event flyer in English, Event flyer in Spanish

Pop-Up Drop-Off

Accepted Items: 

  • Up to 3 electronic items (recycled)
  • Metal & appliances, no refrigerators or any items containing coolant (recycled) 
  • Up to 4 passenger tires (recycled)
  • Household recyclables, follow curbside rules (recycled)
  • Yard waste, follow curbside rules, wooden pallets (composted)
  • Large household items (landfilled) 
  • Documents for shredding (recycled)
  • Prescription medication (disposed properly)

Items must already be separated into categories for easy off-loading so as much can be recycled as possible.


Not Accepted:

  • Garbage, loose debris (use curbside garbage collection or take to landfill)
  • Concrete, bricks, rocks
  • Construction materials (take to Waste Reduction Center, fees apply)
  • Refrigerators or items containing coolant (take to Waste Reduction Center, or metal recycling facility)
  • Latex paint (disposal information)
  • Batteries, light bulbs, oil-based paint, varnishes, stains, and other household hazardous waste (take to Haz Bin)
  • Tree trunks  
  • Boats, hot tubs
  • Items from businesses
  • Trailers greater than 10 feet in length (larger loads can be taken to the Waste Reduction Center)
2021 Pop-Up Drop-Off Schedule (all events are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
March 27 Sun Valley Ball Field Complex, 10401 Lower River Road
April 24 Metro Fleet Services, 3515 Newburg Road
May 22 Eastern High School, 12400 Old Shelbyville Road
June 26 Sun Valley Ball Field Complex, 10401 Lower River Road
July 24 Metro Fleet Services, 3515 Newburg Road
August 28 Fern Creek High School, 9115 Fern Creek Road
September 25 Sun Valley Ball Field Complex, 10401 Lower River Road
October 23 Metro Fleet Services, 3515 Newburg Road
November 20 UofL Shelby Campus, 440 N Whittington Parkway


These events are sponsored by: 
Department of Public Works and Assets (Louisville/Jefferson County Waste Management District in partnership with Solid Waste Management Services Division) and Metro Council.

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