Trash for Cash

Earn Green, Keep Kenton County Clean

The Kenton County Trash for Cash Program

Utilizing the Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Litter Abatement Grant Money, the Kenton County Solid Waste Division will pay approved 501(c)3 organizations $100 per mile to pick up trash off of approved roadways within Kenton County. This program runs from April 1st through September 30th each year.

Applications Accepted the First Week of March Each Year

Interested groups must be a federally-recognized 501(c) 3, non-profit organization, to apply. If you are not a 501(c) 3, you can apply online.

Funds are limited each year and the program is first come, first serve. Applicants must have all proper paperwork completed and approved before beginning the program each year by Kenton County Solid Waste Management.

Application Process

To apply to participate in the program, please complete the online form. The form includes several components, including:

  • Application Instructions
  • Organization Information
  • Cleanup Preference
  • Litter Agreement

All organizations must also submit their most recent W-9 tax form via mail or fax to the Kenton County Solid Waste Coordinator, Melissa Grandstaff.

Your organization will be notified when your application and paperwork has been received and reviewed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

Documents & Forms for Approved Groups