Louisville Metro Strategic Plan for 2016

We have updated the 2016 Strategic Plan for Louisville, check it out here!

Trash & Recycling


The Solid Waste Management Services division provides garbage, yard waste, recycling and junk collection in the Urban Services District and promotes waste reduction and recycling throughout Louisville Metro.  Private waste haulers, regulated by the Metro Waste Management District, provide household waste removal in the Suburban Areas.

We are governed by the Louisville Metro Solid Waste Ordinance and enforce its provisions.

Our services fall under the following categories:

Keith S. Hackett, Assistant Director

Solid Waste Management
600 Meriwether Avenue
Louisville, KY 40217