Drop-off Recycling Programs

Common Household Items

Campbell County has two sites where you can bring your everyday household recyclables FREE of charge!

Location 1: Campbell County Animal Shelter
1898 Poplar Ridge Road
Melbourne, KY 41059
Location 2: TANK Park & Ride Lot (Across from Campbell County Police Department)
9000 Alexandria Pike
Alexandria, KY 41001
  • Glass Bottles & Jars (all colors)
  • Metal Cans: aluminum cans, steel cans and lids, empty aerosol cans with the lids and tips removed
  • Plastic Bottles : bottles and jugs that have a small mouth and wider base, such as milk jugs, soda bottles, laundry detergent bottles, water bottles, shampoo bottles and contact solution bottles
  • Paper : newspaper, magazines, cardboard, mixed office paper and envelopes, paperboard (cereal boxes), pizza boxes free of food debris and grease, telephone books and catalogs
  • Cartons : food and beverage cartons, such as milk, juice, soup, wine, broth and other cartons.

Recyling Tips

  • Mix all items together – no separation required
  • Empty all bottles, jugs, and cans
  • No need to remove labels
  • For plastic bottles, empty, crush and reattach lids
  • For cartons, remove plastic caps and straws
  • NEVER place medical sharps or needles in the recycling dumpster
  • DON’T use plastic bags

NOT for Recyling

No plastic bags, cassette tapes, bed sheets, hangers, metal chains, garden hoses, batteries, needles, syringes, electronics, polystyrene foam, buckets, butter tubs, car parts, food, yard waste, light bulbs, drinking glasses, ceramics, pots, pans, and scrap metal


“White Goods” Recycling Program

Where: Campbell County Transportation Center
1175 Racetrack Road
Alexandria, KY 41001.
Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Friday

Please check in with the receptionist by entering the set of doors by the flagpole.

Participants are required to unload their own vehicle. Televisions are NOT accepted.

Campbell County residents can recycle the following items year-round at the Campbell County Transportation Center:

  • Refrigerators*
  • Freezers*
  • Air Conditioners*
  • Ovens
  • Dishwashers
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Washing/Drying Machines

*Place all refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners in the correct section. A company comes to remove the Freon from these items so it is helpful if they are all together.

Are you looking to recycle something that is not on this list? Check out the Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Resource Guide!

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