Guidelines for Disposal:
The City of St. Matthews has updated the timing for placement of garbage, yard waste, recycling and more at curbside. Please note, as of April 9, 2019, items may be placed at the curb NO MORE than 24 hours in advance of collection and the containers must be removed from the curb WITHIN 24 hours of collection. Please see the Ordinance 19-05 for specific details.
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Large item Disposal
Please contact Rumpke at least 48 hours before your regularly scheduled collection to request a large item pick-up for acceptable large items, and/or excessive amounts of trash. Television sets cannot exceed 32 inches for curbside pick-up. All residents of St. Matthews are allowed to dispose of one large item per week, at no charge.
Mattress and Upholstered Furniture Disposal
All residents of St. Matthews are allowed to dispose of one large item per week, at no charge. Old Mattresses, Box Springs, or Upholstered Furniture, MUST BE WRAPPED IN PLASTIC, to qualify for pick up and disposal by the city service provider.
Christmas Tree Disposal
Live Christmas trees can be disposed of along with your regular pick up of sanitation & yard waste. It is not necessary to cut the tree in any specific lengths. Place your tree at the edge of the road, or in the area where your usual trash and yard waste are picked up. Trees should be free of decorations such as lights, ornaments, or other trimmings.
Recycle Wrapping Paper
All NON-foil wrapping paper can be easily recycled with your usual recycling items. Wrapping paper should be free of bows and trimmings.