LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Now that the flood waters are finally receding, attention turns now to the cleanup effort. Metro Public Works announced a series of services that are available for disposing of flood-damaged household items.
Jefferson County residents may drop off flood debris at any of seven sites Thursday, March 1 through Saturday, March 24. Six of the locations will be open Thursday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Waste Reduction Center will be open for debris drop-off Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This service is free and available for residents of Jefferson County only. It does not include commercial haulers. No yard waste or construction debris other than flood-damaged drywall and insulation will be accepted. Electronics must be separated from other items.
To qualify for the free drop-off residents must present two forms of identification verifying Louisville residency.
If you hire an individual or business to remove debris, you must come with the hauler to the drop-off center or provide the hauler with the same two forms of identification.
Thursday – Saturday 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
10500 Lower River Road at Bethany Lane
Newburg Community Center
4810 Exeter Ave 40218
Outer Loop Recycling Center
7201 Outer Loop 40228
(Highview parking lot in rear)
Dixie Recycling Center
7219 Dixie Hwy 40258
Charlie Vettiner Park
5550 Charlie Vettiner Park Rd 40299
Hubbards Lane Recycling Center
595 Hubbards Ln. 40207
Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Waste Reduction Center 636 Meriwether Avenue
Pickup service in Metro Council districts
For residents who cannot drop off debris, a pickup service is available. Pickup requests must be made by telephone or email no later than 5 p.m. on March 9. The phone number is 574-3571 ext. 0 and the email address is email@example.com.
The service is for flood-damaged items only and electronics must be separated from other items set out for collection. Requested pickups will be performed according to a Metro Council district-based schedule:
Districts: 4, 7, 9
Collection Date: Monday, March 12
Districts: 12, 25
Collection Date: Tuesday, March 13
Districts: 15, 21
Collection Date: Wednesday, March 14
Districts: 1, 3
Collection Date: Thursday, March 15
Districts: 5, 6
Collection Date: Friday, March 16
Districts: 13, 14
Collection Date: Saturday, March 17
Districts: 8, 26
Collection Date: Monday, March 19
Districts: 2, 10
Collection Date: Tuesday, March 20
Districts: 23, 24
Collection Date: Wednesday, March 21
Districts: 20, 22
Collection Date: Thursday, March 22
Districts: 11, 18
Collection Date: Friday, March 23
Districts: 16, 17, 19
Collection Date: Saturday, March 24