CITY OF BROWNSBORO FARM

 

Sanitation Program

Rumpke provides our sanitation services on Thursday of each week.  This includes weekly collection of household waste and recycling; and, seasonal yard waste collection.  Rumpke provides a 95-gallon cart (toter) for trash and an 18-gallon bin for recycling.  Place your waster at the curb no earlier than 6 PM Wednesday.

What may I set out for trash collection?
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Normal household garbage.  This includes food matter, household trash, and discarded household items that will fit into your Rumpke toter.

  How much may I set out?
 
n      Rumpke will empty your toter plus additional trash properly contained in standard trashcans (30-32 gallons) or standard garbage bags.

Are there any exceptions?
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Rumpke will collect one large item, such as a piece of furniture.
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Loose items should be bundled, not to exceed four feet in length or 70 lbs.

What is non-household trash?
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Construction debris
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Yard waste
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Hazardous Materials/ CFC’s, such as Freon
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Tires/Batteries/Liquids, such as oil or paint

What if I have an unusual amount of trash or an extremely large item?
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Rumpke may charge for some oversized items or for extremely large amounts of non-household trash. Call for more information. (502) 568-3800.

How do I place the trash cart at the curb?

n      The cart opening should face the street.
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Unfasten the bungee cord.
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Place the cart away from the mailbox.
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Do not place trash/recycling/yard waste next to or on the cart. 

What may I recycle?
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Plastics #1 through #7
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Aluminum cans/Bi-metal cans
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Glass bottles and jars of all colors
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Newspapers
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Junk mail
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Cardboard broken down 2’ x 2’

What is considered yard waste?

n      Grass, weeds, leaves/ Shrubbery.
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Prunings and branches, not more than 3 inches in diameter or 4 feet in length.

How do I dispose of yard waste?
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Place in standard (30-32 gallon) trashcans, labeled “yard waste”.
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Place in standard plastic or paper bags, labeled “yard waste”.
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Loose items should be bundled, not to exceed four feet in length or 50 lbs.

When is yard waste collected?
n    The yard waste season runs from April through December.  A special Christmas tree collection is provided Thursday during the second week of January.

 What holidays are observed?
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New Year’s Day
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Memorial Day
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Fourth of July
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Labor Day
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Thanksgiving Day
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Christmas Day
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Collection will be on Friday if the holiday occurs on Monday through Thursday.  Holidays on Fri-Sat-Sun do not effect your collection day.

Please feel free to contact City Commissioner Marc Salmon at 429-5609 with any additional questions, comments or concerns.