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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 for the 2021 season will begin March 29, 2021 and run through November 19, 2021. 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 August 2022.

  • Solid waste collected and transported for disposal 1,742.62 tons for the month of August 2022. Average day was 76 tons. Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 3,261.75 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 76 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days. The month of August 2022 landfill costs were $57,523.89.
  • During August 2022 approximately 132 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $4,357.32 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 304.00 tons.
  • During August 2022 the trash truck (boom truck) collected 760 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste and 660 cubic yards of yard waste. Year-to-date trash collected 1,480 cubic yards and Year-to-date yard waste collected 1,520 cubic yards.
  • During August 2022 approximately 13.81 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $295.95 (landfill disposal cost). WMU has collected 26.00 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 $799.87 for 12.00 tons. WMU received net payments in the amount of $36.65 for 1.71 tons of white goods during the month of August 2022 and $0 for 0 tons of Escrap.