Rumpke provides all Covington residents and businesses with waste and recycling service.

Questions? Please visit 311 Online or click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Commercial Trash Collection

Trash is collected once per week. Use the map below by either zooming in on your location or clicking "FULL SCREEN MAP" and entering your address to find your trash pick-up day. If your collection falls on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, collection will be delayed one day that week.

Commercial Trash Cart Service

As part of the City’s new trash program all trash placed at the curb must be completely contained inside your trash cart. Trash placed at the curb in non-Rumpke issued containers or loose, may result in fines or additional charges.

Commercial Dumpster Service

All trash should be placed inside your container. The container lid should close tightly with all materials inside. The area in front of and beside the container should be free of obstructions.

If your business currently shares a container with another business, please contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 to set-up billing arrangements to split the bill.

Recycling Service

Rumpke offers various recycling options for businesses. Recycling can reduce trash volume and may help save costs your monthly bill. Rates vary based on volume. Contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 to learn more.

Trash Guidelines

Rumpke is not permitted to accept:

  • Tires
  • Electronics
  • Liquids
  • Batteries
  • Corrosive, flammable, reactive, explosive, toxic or hazardous waste
  • Items that contain CFCs
  • PCB waste 50 ppm or above
  • Fluorescent lamps and ballasts
  • Medical, infections or bio-hazard waste

E-waste such as computers, light bulbs, batteries and printers should not be placed in your trash container. For disposal options, please email


Rumpke directly bills commercial accounts for waste and recycling services. Payment should be remitted to Rumpke through one of the following payment options:

  • Checks & Money Orders: Make payable to Rumpke and mailed to: PO Box 538710, Cincinnati, OH 45253-8709
  • Credit Card by Phone: Rumpke accepts VISA, Mastercard or Discover (convenience fee applies)
  • Online: Pay online at
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payments: Send your payment directly to Rumpke through an ACH transaction

Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule

  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020  - No delays. Collection will occur on your regularly scheduled collection day. 
  • Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 - Service will be delayed one day this week (Wednesday will move to Thursday, Thursday will move to Friday, etc.).
  • New Year's Day, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 - Service will be delayed one day this week (Wednesday will move to Thursday, Thursday will move to Friday, etc.).