Thursday is the normal collection day for trash, yard waste and recyclables in New Albany. However, collection days may vary from time to time due to holidays, weather conditions and other factors. Please make sure to place all trash, recycling and yard waste at the curb before 7 am. Collection is provided by Rumpke, which bills residents directly. For more information, please click here or call Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171.
The quantity of trash is not limited per household. Bulk materials such as boards, fencing, paneling or carpeting should be cut into four-foot by four-foot lengths and tied in 18-inch bundles weighing no more than 50 pounds. Loose materials such as rocks, sod, bricks, blocks, dirt, sand and cement must be bagged, boxed or placed in trash cans, and weigh no more than 50 pounds. Cardboard boxes used as receptacles will not be collected if they have become wet. Furniture or appliances that are in one piece will be picked up on regular collection days. Upholstered items such as mattresses and furniture must be wrapped in plastic.
Trash of a commercial nature (generated by businesses, contractors hired to perform services for homeowners, etc.) will not be collected.
The following items should not be placed in the trash.
- Appliances containing freon (refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners)
- Lead-acid batteries (car and motorcycle batteries)
- Liquid waste, including used motor oil and paint
- Yard Waste
- Explosive items, radioactive waste, and other materials that could be dangerous to the workers collecting your trash.
A certified technician must remove CFC (chlorofluorocarbons) from Freon-containing appliances, including refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners. In preparation for collection, the appliances must have a certificate of removal on it. Rumpke can also remove the CFC for a fee of $65. Please call Rumpke to make the necessary arrangements for CFC removal at 1-800-828-8171 prior to collection.
New Albany strives to provide the best services possible. If you have any problems with pick-ups or other concerns, please contact us at 614-855-0076.
If your residence will be vacant for three months or more, please call 614-855-0076 to suspend waste services during your absence.
Residents age 60 or older who are head of the household qualify for a senior discount of 10% off base collection rates. For more information, please call 614-855-0076.