Trash Collection

Per City Ordinance 1997-38, all residential households that require trash removal must utilize the city’s designated trash hauler. Rumpke is the designated trash hauler for residential trash pickup and the fee for each level of service will remain as stated below until December 31, 2016.

Available Service Levels
Each household is responsible for registering and selecting a level of service suitable to its needs. Please call Rumpke for service at 800-828-8171. There are 3 levels of service to choose from:

10-Bag Service

  • Cost: $10 per box
  • Pre-printed 30 gallons
  • Will benefit the infrequent user
  • Bags are delivered via US Postal Service; order through Rumpke
60-Gallon Service
  • Cost: $36.90 per quarter
  • Disposal of up to 60 gallons of trash
  • Additional charge for bulk items
Super Service
  • Cost: $37.65 per quarter
  • Disposal of up to 15 30-gallon bags (or equivalent) of trash plus bulk items at no additional cost
Guidelines
  • Use proper containers: metal and/or plastic cans with lids, barrels, or sealed plastic bag with thickness of at least 1.5 millimeters (with a maximum capacity of 30-gallons per bag). No container or bag shall weigh more than 50 pounds. Cardboard boxes are not acceptable containers
  • Place trash at curb before 7 a.m. on the date of scheduled pickup
  • Holiday pickup delayed if the following holidays falls on a pick up date, Monday through Thursday:
    • 4th of July
    • Christmas
    • Labor Day
    • Memorial Day
    • New Years
    • Thanksgiving
  • Make payment timely to prevent discontinuation of service
  • Call customer service for direction in disposal of any items not listed in bulk items and to register complaints and concerns
Bulk Items List
A $25 disposal fee is required for the following items:
  • Air conditioner (window unit)
  • Bath tub
  • Bulk (approved construction material per can)
  • Chair (upholstered and wood)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Hot Water Tank
  • Incinerator
  • Loose material (per container)
  • Mattress
  • Miscellaneous material unable to be contained not to exceed 50 lbs
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower / tub unit
  • Sink
  • Sofa
  • Springs
  • Stationary tubs
  • Stove / oven
  • Swing set (disassembled)
  • Table
  • Television
  • Tires (automobile) contact tire dealer for disposal
  • Toilet and tank
  • Washer
  • Yard waste, brush / per bundle
  • Yard waste, brush, loose in can
  • Yard Waste, grass clippings per bag