Louisville Metro Department of Public Works-Waste Reduction Center

636 Meriwether Avenue, Louisville, KY 40217, USA

The Waste Reduction Center located at 636 Meriwether provides a bulk waste alternative area for all residents to properly dispose of tires and separate bulk waste collected for recycling purposes, when appropriate. It provides a metal recycling program, recycles appliances (removes and recycles FREON from appliances) and offers a E-recycling program for computers and all electronics to be properly recycled and/or disposed.

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  • What is the Lawn Care Equipment Clean Air Rebate Program

    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.

  • Is this location open to all of Jefferson County Residents?

    Yes, this center is open to all residents of Jefferson County only

  • Does this location also accept waste for disposal?

    Yes, this location is also a solid waste transfer station. Residents can always take up to three household junk items, at no charge, to the Waste Reduction Center weekly/monthly. If you have more than three items, a fee will be charged according to the size of the vehicle and volume of junk. Only self-dumping vehicles or vehicles with the ability to utilize equipment to quickly "pull-off" loads will be allowed to dump larger loads at the Waste Reduction Center.

  • What types of waste materials do you accept?

    Household junk items, tree limbs, and stumps up to three feet in diameter, unbagged yard waste, tires, metal waste, household construction debris, furniture and appliances will be accepted.

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