Bin Locations & Accepted Materials

Bins in Kenton County

There are eleven recycling bin locations that are managed by Public Works located in Kenton County. See the map below for their locations and accepted materials. 

Beechgrove Elementary School

1029 Bristow Rd,
Independence, KY 41051

(1) Commingle


James A. Caywood Elementary

3300 Turkey Foot Rd,
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

(1) Commingle


Kenton County Animal Shelter

1020 Mary Laidley Rd,
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

(1) Commingle


Kenton County Public Works

420 Independence Station Rd.
Independence, KY 41051

(2) Commingle & Cardboard


Piner Elementary School

2845 Bracht-Piner Rd,
Morning View, KY 41063

(1) Commingle


Pioneer Park

3951 Madison Pike,
Covington, KY 41017

(2) Commingle

Ryland City Building

10145 Decoursey Pike
Ryland Heights, 41015

(1) Commingle


Summit View Middle School

5006 Madison Pike,
Independence, KY 41051

(2) Commingle & Cardboard



3375 Madison Pike,
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

(1) Commingle


Twenhofel Middle School

11846 Taylor Mill Road,
Independence, KY 41051

(2) Commingle & Cardboard


Woodland Middle School

5399 Old Taylor Mill Rd,
Latonia, KY 41015

(2) Commingle & Cardboard




Accepted Materials


Newspapers with glossy ad inserts, magazines, catalogs and telephone books should be placed together in a brown paper grocery sack. Place sack(s) inside or beside your bin, or - in case of rain - place under the bin. Not presently accepted are pizza boxes. Grease and food contamination of cardboard renders it unacceptable.

Clear, brown, green and blue glass food and beverage containers and jars are accepted. Please remove caps and rinse. Paper labels do not need to be removed. Metal lids may also be placed in the bin. Not presently accepted are window glass, mirrors, light bulbs, drinking glasses or mugs, and oven-cooking glassware (Pyrex).

Plastic milk containers; soft drink, shampoo, laundry and detergent bottles displaying the recycling logo with the number 1 or 2. Please remove all caps or lids and rinse. Labels do not need to be removed. Not presently accepted are wide-mouth containers such as margarine bowls or whipped topping containers; plastic flatware; cassette and compact disc cases; children's toys; oil jugs, plastic bags and plastic buckets.

Aluminum and bi-metal beverage cans, steel soup and food -cans, and empty aerosol cans are accepted. Please rinse and drain cans. Labels do not need to be removed. Lids may be placed inside cans. Not presently accepted are pots or pans, coat hangers, and scrap steel.


Bring your used printer and copier toner cartridges to:

Kenton County Public Works: 420 Independence Station Road (Lincoln Ridge Park) Independence KY 41051 (859) 392-1920 or, Kenton County Building: 303 Court Street Covington KY 41011 (859) 392-1400