Special Collection Events

Household Hazardous Waste collection is provided annually contingent on availability of Kentucky PRIDE grant funds.  The event is held on the first Saturday in October from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oldham County Fairgrounds.



Waste Tire Collection is provided by the Kentucky Division of Waste Management every three years in this region for residents and farms.  This is a three day event usually held at the State Road Garage, 2425 North Highway 393.  Call 502-565-1007 for the dates of the next scheduled event in Oldham County or to learn where events are scheduled throughout the state in the current year.  No tire dealers, scrappers, or retailers.

Please note that tires are accepted at the Recycling Center while staff is on site.

Christmas Tree Mulching – Cut Christmas trees are collected annually at the Recycling Center throughout the month of January and then shredded for mulch.

Drug Take-Back events – Expired and unused prescription drugs are collected for proper disposal to prevent substance abuse and contamination of our watersheds. The Oldham County Sheriff and Police Department, at the request of the US Drug Enforcement Agency and in collaboration with Oldham County Fire & Rescue Districts, conducts these events twice each year.



Place needles, syringes, lancets and other sharp objects in a hard plastic or metal container with a screw-on lid.  Laundry detergent bottles or metal coffee cans may be used or containers specifically designed for the disposal of medical sharps may be purchased.

Reinforce the lid of the container with heavy-duty tape, label “Not Recyclable” and place container in regular trash.

Place soiled bandages, disposable sheets, medical gloves and other types of medical waste in securely fastened plastic bags to be placed with regular trash.

Prescription medications that are expired or unused

can be disposed of at these locations year-round:

LaGrange Police Department, 121 W. Main St., LaGrange

Oldham County Police Department, 1855 N. Highway 393, LaGrange

Oldham County Sheriff’s Office, 100 W. Jefferson St., LaGrange

Some Walgreens Stores, Locations vary according to State regulations