Fayette County

Free trash disposal day is Saturday

Fayette County residents can dispose of trash for free from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station, 1505 Old Frankfort Pike. Residents may dispose of one pickup load of bagged household waste and up to four off-the-rim tires.

Appliances, electronics and hazardous materials such as pesticides, motor oil and paint will not be accepted. Appliances may be taken to Environmental Recycling at 3899 Winchester Road, where they are accepted at no cost. Electronic devices, such as computers, printers, cellphones, microwave ovens and televisions, may be dropped off at no cost at the Electronics Recycling Facility at 1306 Versailles Road. Residents may donate liquid latex paint to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 451 Southland Drive.

The guidelines for the disposal day are:

▪ Participants must present a valid Fayette County drivers’ license.

▪ All loads must be level with the bed of the truck.

▪ All loads must be covered by a tarp.

▪ Only household waste will be accepted.

▪  No more than four tires will be accepted.

▪ Tires must be off the rim.

▪ No commercial vehicles allowed.

▪ No hazardous materials or free-flowing liquids.

Lexington offers free disposal days four times a year: January, April, July and October, usually on the third Saturday of these months. Go to Lexingtonky.gov/transferstation for more information on the normal rates and hours of operation of the facility.

For more information on the free disposal day, call LexCall at 311 or 859-425-2255. For more information on waste disposal opportunities in Lexington, visit LiveGreenLexington.com.