Waste Reduction Center

At the Waste Reduction Center, Louisville/Jefferson County residents can dispose of tires, household bulky waste such as metals, appliances, electronics, tree limbs and stumps up to three feet in diameter, unbagged yard waste, construction debris, and furniture. (Fees may apply.) The Waste Reduction Center is located at 636 Meriwether Avenue, but the ENTRANCE IS ON BLAND STREET
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Up to three household bulky items per day may be dropped off at no charge. Bulky loads or drop-offs exceeding three items will be charged according to the fee schedule - CASH ONLY.  

Examples of single items

  • Up to 4 passenger tires*
  • One appliance
  • One large household item such as mattress/box spring, sofa or chair

*No more than 4 tires will be accepted for free drop-off at one time regardless of the number of other items

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Closing at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 30 (Oaks Day) and closed all day Saturday, May 1 (Derby Day).
  • Closed Saturday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Click here for fees on bulky loads or drop-offs exceeding three items. CASH ONLY

From March thru September, Metro Solid Waste, in partnership with the Metro Air Pollution Control District, accepts gasoline, electric and human-powered lawn maintenance equipment and replacement batteries.  Rebate vouchers are issued as proof of recycling so participants can receive the larger bonus rebate instead of the standard rebate when the vouchers are used for electric or human  powered. Learn more

 

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