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Customer Service: (859)744-5434 or (859)744-5435     Solid Waste: (859)744-1170

The Winchester Municipal Utilities curbside yard waste program runs seasonally from early April to late November each year.  Please have all green curb-its, bagged lawn waste, and small bundles of limbs out to the curb by 7:00 am on your collection day. No dirt, rock, mulch, or gravel will be accepted with this program.

Transfer Station is located at 175 N. Maple Street

To dispose of waste at the Transfer Station please follow the driveway all the way to the last building.

HOURS OF OPERATION  (Monday – Friday)
7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Closed 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

On Pick-Up days Curbits need to be at the curb by 7:00 am

Garbage shall not be placed at the curb until after 6:00 p.m. on the day before scheduled collection and containers shall be removed as soon as practicable after collection, but no later than 8:00 p.m. on the day of collection. City Ordinance 14-70 3(b).

The following data is for the month of February 2023.

  • Solid waste collected and transported for disposal 1,494.88 tons for the month of February 2023. Average day was 74 tons. Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 12,569.22 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 76 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days. The month of February 2023 landfill costs were $53,785.78.
  • During February 2023 approximately 64 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $2,302.72 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 792.00 tons.
  • During February 2023 the trash truck (boom truck) collected 320 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste and 580 cubic yards of yard waste. Year-to-date trash collected 5,300 cubic yards and Year-to-date yard waste collected 3,960 cubic yards.
  • During February 2023 approximately 13.58 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $300.39 (landfill disposal cost). WMU has collected 110.95 tons of recycling year-to-date. WMU received net payments from LFUCG for disposal of mixed recyclable material during this reporting period in the amount of $2.08 for 5.96 tons. WMU received net payments in the amount of $0 for 0 tons of white goods during the month of February 2023 and $0 for 0 tons of Escrap.