Pop-Up Drop-Off Waste Disposal Events

Pop-Up Drop-Off Events

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

Next event:

Saturday, November 21
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
University of Louisville Shelby Campus, 440 N Whittington Pkwy

 

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.

 

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)

 

COVID-19 Policies:
Staff will wear personal protective equipment, including face coverings, and will stay at least 6 feet away from citizens. 
Citizens should remain in their vehicle if possible and must wear a face covering if exiting their vehicle.

 

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.