Garbage & Recycling
All property owners are legally required to contract with the county’s appointed trash collection company:
Rumpke – Local office: 137 W Main St, Springfield, KY 40069 – 859-336-3710
Washington County has two recycling centers:
- 887 Walnut Street, Springfield KY – Accepts everyday items such as paper products, #1 and #2 plastic, brown, steel and aluminum cans. It is open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- 1101 St. Rose Road, also known as the old dog pound. – Accepts scrap metal and white goods (major appliances). It is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
Call Brad Langford, Washington County Solid Waste Coordinator, at 859-481-3198 if you have any questions about the county recycling program.
Washington County Transfer Station (Dump)
The transfer station accepts bulky items and yard waste. We do not accept tires or weekly solid waste. There is a nominal fee for transfer station use. See Washington County’s Solid Waste information page for more information.