In addition to weekly curbside collection of trash and recycle, the Solid Waste Division also offers several special collections! Click on a category below to learn more about the services available to you.
NEW SOLID WASTE FEES went into effect November 14, 2022.
Bulky Items by Appointment Only
Bulky items such as appliances and old furniture may be placed alongside your carts once per week for collection. Once scheduled, city personnel will collect these item on your regularly-scheduled collection day at no cost.
Please note that multiple items may not be collected unless a Bulk Pick Up is scheduled and paid for (please visit the Excess Garbage tab for details).
- Refrigerators shall have the doors removed, and carpet shall be cut and tied into four foot sections not weighing more than 50 pounds.
- For safety and environmental reasons, some items will not be collected by city personnel, such as:
- Fuel tanks
- Metal poles
- Swing sets
Please call 502-352-2088 to schedule.
The City is still providing free pickup of yard waste that is placed on the curb in the proper manner. The City does not pick up yard waste as a result of contract work. Yard waste can consist of:
- Grass clippings
- Small branches
Read more about yard waste and city pickup services (PDF).
Collections by Appointment Only
Collections not Requiring an Appointment
While carts are generally easier to move to their collection spot, some may have difficulty.
If you have a disability, please contact Public Works at 502-352-2088 to obtain a medical waiver form. Upon completing and returning this form, we will review your needs and make the necessary accommodations.
Bulk Pick Up/Move Out
Occasionally, property owners and residents need additional trash services due to moving or other major events. The Solid Waste Division has an additional garbage service available for $50-$100 per collection. Carts can be ordered for a one-time pick up.
No construction debris is allowed with this service.
Please contact Public Works at 502-352-2088 for more information.
Clean Up Weeks
Garbage in containers other than the City issued containers or the prepaid bags will not be collected except on scheduled "CLEAN UP WEEKS" by the City.
City Overflow Bags
Garbage that does not fit into the provided container must be placed in a prepaid City of Frankfort garbage bag. Prepaid garbage bags that will be picked up by the City may be purchased from approved vendors for approximately $1 per bag.
You can purchase bags at both Frankfort Kroger locations (east and west).
The following items or materials are not acceptable for pick up:
- Construction debris
- Hazardous materials
- Hot ashes
- Liquids, such as thinners, oil, or acids
- Medical waste, such as oxygen tanks
- Metal poles
- Propane / fuel tanks
- Swing sets
Needles will be picked up in Sharps containers only. No needles in milk bottles or 2 liter plastic bottles will be accepted.
Paint containers must be empty or solidified prior to being picked up. Use kitty litter or sand to solidify left over paint.