kNOw Waste Louisville

 kNOw Waste Louisville is Louisville's Solid Waste Management Education Department. Contact us for information about:

  • Recycling
  • Reducing waste
  • Waste collection services
  • Technical assistance with recycling programs
  • Outreach programs - students of all ages, community groups, businesses, etc.

 

Join us at 600 Meriwether Avenue to learn about Backyard Composting! The class is free, but please register online so we know you're coming. 
Backyard Composting Class 4-25-2024

 

Outreach Programs

The kNOw Waste Louisville Education team offers FREE programs for all ages! The presentations and activities can be adapted to fit various ages, classroom topics, and interests. To request an outreach or contact us for more details, submit an Outreach Request Form

Solid Waste Outreach Flyer 2024
kNOw Waste Ambassador Program

A kNOw Waste Ambassador is a Louisville resident who is passionate about reducing waste, recycling, and composting. kNOw Waste Ambassadors will receive comprehensive training in solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting and serve as waste experts in their communities. The application period for 2024 is now closed. Applications for 2025 will be accepted in November and December 2024. 

kNOw Waste Ambassador Program

 

 

kNOw Waste educational videos for classroom or individual use:

What happens to items we recycle? (Updated version)
What happens to items we recycle? (Updated version) KnowWasteLou
How to do a home waste audit
How to do a home waste audit KnowWasteLou
Meet a Community Helper - Garbage Truck Driver
Meet a Community Helper - Garbage Truck Driver KnowWasteLou
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! KnowWasteLou
Street Sweeping PSA 2024
Street Sweeping PSA 2024 KnowWasteLou
Street Sweeping PSA (Español)
Street Sweeping PSA (Español) KnowWasteLou
Where does it all go? A closer look at recycling in Louisville
Where does it all go? A closer look at recycling in Louisville KnowWasteLou

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