Hazardous Waste Collection Event, Nov 1

COVINGTON - All Residents are encouraged to to mark November 1 on the calendar. It's one day out the year that Residents from Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties can drop off select hazardous waste items safely and at no additional cost.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st at UC Health Center (Former Freedom Center) in Florence.

The event is annual and always takes place at the end of the summer/beginning of the fall season.

The Northern Kentucky Household Hazardous Waste Action Coalition and the Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Area are hosts for the event, called the "Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event".


Onlythe following items will be accepted: aerosol cans, antifreeze, batteries (all types), corrosives, flammables, prescription and e-scraps (computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, cell phones), ink/toner cartridges, light bulbs, motor oil, pesticides, propane tanks (20lbs only), televisions, documents for paper shredding and paint.


You must print off a registration form for this event. The registration and a list of acceptable items can be found at: or you may call 859-334-3629 to obtain a form.


This event is made possible by the following companies: KY E-scrap, Environment Enterprises, Best Way, Emerson's Bakery, Conner High School Wrestling team, SD1, Close the Loop Recycling, Toyota, Delta, Rumpke, Blue Rhino, Document Destruction, Northern KY Hazmat/WMD Response Team, Republic/CSI, City of Florence, City of Covington, Boone, Campbell and Kenton County's Fiscal Courts, HHW Action Coalition, and a grant from the Cabinet for Energy and the Environment.


"It gives people an opportunity to get rid of stuff the safe way and at no cost to the resident." says Roger Wells, Director of Solid Waste Management, Kenton County.


Event Details:

When: November 1, 9am-2pm

Where: UC Health Center, 58 Cavelier Blvd, Florence, KY

Contact: Covington Solid Waste Coordinator Sheila Fields at 859.292.2292, or Kenton County Solid Waste Division at 859.392.1920.