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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Kenton County Public Works Fall Clean-Up

Public Works employee operates heavy machinery at Fall Clean-Up

Kenton County Public Works will be hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on October 1 and 2 (Friday & Saturday) from 8 AM to 6 PM daily at their facility located at 420 Independence Station Road, Independence, KY, 41051. 

Clean-ups are intended for Kenton County residents only. Please bring proof of residency such as a driver’s license with current address or a current trash bill. No businesses, including side junk/ construction removal businesses, are permitted. Kenton County Public Works has the right to refuse any and all items transported to Public Works for disposal.

Accepted Items:

  • Appliances (Freon containing appliances accepted -no food waste inside)
  • Yard debris
  • Household trash 
  • Scrap metal
  • Electronics (anything with a power cord; one TV per vehicle)
  • Motor and rechargeable batteries
  • 20lb propane grill tank
  • Oil and Antifreeze Accepted (containers must be labeled)
  • Tires (more than 10 please call office before day of event, for approval)
  • Recyclables (Cardboard, Aluminum, Plastics #1 & #2)
  • Lawn equipment and power tools (all fluids like oil/gas must be removed)

Unaccepted Items:

  •  Hazardous materials
  • Pesticides
  • Paint/Stains
  • Liquid Waste
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Large tanks/cylinders
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Shingles
  • Concrete, brick, or dirt  
  • Junk vehicles (including boats)


To prevent litter, please cover open loads with a tarp and strap down loose items. Due to COVID-19, all participants will be required to unload their vehicle. No county assistance will be provided.

Questions? Please contact Kenton County Public Works Solid Waste Management at (859) 392-1919 or via email.

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