Refuse and Recycling

The City of Independence has contracted with Rumpke of Kentucky, Inc. to provide trash collection.

Rumpke trucks are in the city on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. If you are a new resident of Independence you should call Rumpke directly at (877) 786-7537 to open an account and make arrangements for curbside pickup. Rumpke should be able to tell you the day trash is collected on your street. If not, you can call the city office at (859) 356-5302 for trash collection day information.

Rumpke runs collection services on all holidays except Christmas and New Years.  On those weeks, they run one day behind.

If you experience problems with your trash being collected please call Rumpke at
(877) 786-7537. If your problems continue, please address your concerns and questions to the City Administrator at (859) 363-2933.

Learn more about where and what you can recycle by visiting Kenton County Recycling.