Nov 21 2019 How to recycle used cooking oil or properly dispose of oil

Whether you’re panfrying the morning bacon or deep frying the holiday bird, you always have leftover fat, oil or grease. Louisville MSD and Metro Public Works advise to not pour the slippery mess into a sink, toilet or storm drain where it can lead to plumbing or sewer problems and foul local waterways.

Oct 15 2019 Free paper shredding and drug toss event

Louisville residents are invited to bring unneeded documents to be shredded and prescription drugs to be disposed of at a free event on November 2, 2019. The paper shredding and drug toss event is a joint operation of Louisville Metro Public Works and Louisville Metro Police.

Residents can protect themselves from identify theft and divert unused medications from the waste stream or misuse by bringing items to:

Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center

Aug 15 2019 No garbage, recycling or yard waste pickup on Labor Day

There will be no residential garbage, recycling or yard waste collection within the Louisville Metro Urban Services District on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019. All households affected by this change will return to normal collection the following week on Monday, September 9, 2019. All other households should set out garbage, recycling or yard waste on their normal collection day of the week. There will not be a one-day delay.

Oct 20 2016 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, October 22

Thousands of volunteers will join together on Saturday, October 22 for the bi-annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify sites across Louisville.  

Apr 21 2015 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Spring Community-Wide Cleanup Sets New Volunteer Record

Over 12,000 volunteers have signed up and will join together for this year’s annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Spring Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify over 190 sites in Louisville. 

Apr 8 2015 Mayor seeks federal disaster aid for flooding

Mayor Greg Fischer says the city is moving quickly to seek federal disaster assistance for both individual and public damage and losses stemming from the record rainfall last week.

Mar 19 2015 Brightside/Waste Management of Kentucky’s Premium Compost Sale Returns March 21 and April 25, 2015

Brightside’s bi-annual compost sale and fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 21 and Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility located at 2673 Outer Loop, Louisville, Kentucky 40219.

Brightside’s community partner, Waste Management of Kentucky, generously donated the organic, plant-based compost again this spring.  All proceeds from the sale will benefit Brightside’s beautification and sustainability efforts. 

Dec 9 2014 Brightside Launches Green Living Neighborhood Certification Program

To encourage citizens and neighborhoods to go greener and more sustainable, Brightside has launched the Green Living Neighborhood Certification program, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.  The tiered certification program is designed to educate and encourage neighborhoods to adopt green practices and then recognize them for their achievements.

Oct 20 2014 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, October 25, 2014

Over 4,000 volunteers will join together on Saturday, October 25 for the Annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify nearly 150 sites in Louisville. 

“Joining forces and pulling together to make our city cleaner creates a more attractive city for residents and visitors,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “It’s also a super pride-booster, developing stronger neighborhoods, with engaged and connected citizens.”

Oct 18 2014 Brightside Compost Sale and Fundraiser Saturday, October 18

Brightside’s bi-annual fall compost sale and fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 11th and Saturday, October 18th from 8:00am to 2:00pm at the Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility located at 2673 Outer Loop.

Waste Management of Kentucky is donating the organic, plant-based compost to Brightside. Proceeds from the compost sale will benefit Brightside’s beautification and sustainability efforts. 

Oct 16 2014 Volunteers Needed for District 16 Brightside Cleanliness Assessment Team

We are looking for a Brightside Champion in District 16, which includes the neighborhoods of Barbourmeade, Brownsboro Farm, Coldstream, Glenview, Glenview Hills, Glenview Manor, Green Spring, Hills and Dales, Indian Hills, Northfield, Prospect, Spring Valley, Thornhill, and Worthington Hills.  The Brightside Champion would take the lead on the assessment team, working to recruit volunteers to join their assessment team, coordinate with their team, and then report their findings back to Bright