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Residential Service

Residential Garbage

As the leading waste management company in south central and eastern Kentucky, Waste Connections of Kentucky has the professionals, equipment and experience to meet your waste collection needs.

Waste Connections of Kentucky provides safe and reliable waste collection services. In addition to the normal 96 gallon cart service, when you have special large projects we offer residential roll-off dumpster rentals.

Residential Service

Residential Garbage Carts

Cart Placement & Pickup Guidelines

Residential trash customers should have all materials out for collection the night before the scheduled pickup day. If garbage is not out in time for regular collection, it will be picked up on the next scheduled collection day.

To ensure a clean and effective pickup, please:

  • Place container out the night before collection day
  • Bag and tie all trash
  • Leave 3 feet between containers
  • Place cart within 5 feet of road/street
  • Do not park personal vehicles within 10 feet of containers
  • Face container handles toward your home
  • Do not drill into, bolt or fasten any objects to your cart
  • Do not overfill trash cart or place additional garbage on top of container
  • Avoid packing materials tightly inside cart
Residential Blue Cart

96 Gallon Blue Cart

Residential Waste Materials

Please bag ALL acceptable waste materials prior to placing items into your Waste Connections garbage cart.

For safety, legal, and environmental reasons, not all materials can be placed in Waste Connections Residential trash carts.

Acceptable Residential Garbage Items:
  • Normal non-hazardous household waste
  • Food
  • Paper


Unacceptable Residential Garbage Items:
  • Ammunition, fireworks
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Batteries, vehicle
  • Concrete, dirt or rocks
  • Dead animals
  • Electronics, computers, TVs
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Liquids
  • Medical waste
  • Motor oil
  • Propane tanks
  • Sharps (needles or syringes)
  • Tires
  • Un-bagged packing pellets or sawdust
  • Yard waste

Residential Roll-Off Service

When you have a significant amount of waste to discard, contact the professionals at Waste Connections of Kentucky to rent a large container.  Residential roll-off containers are an ideal way to safely and conveniently contain demolition/construction debris and large amounts of waste during cleanup projects. 

  • Oversized items for collection
  • Extra trash from garage or basement cleanouts
  • Debris from remodeling projects


Roll-off Dumpster
Open Top Roll-Off

Residential Billing

Normal subscription Waste Connections of Kentucky residential trash collection customers receive their invoice by the first day of every quarter, with payment due upon receipt.

Additionally, some Waste Connections residential garbage customers are billed through their city government or homeowners association. If you are unsure of how your Kentucky residential trash service will be billed, contact your local service area office.

New subscription Waste Connections of Kentucky residential trash customers will receive their first invoice in the mail. With that invoice, residents may visit the ONLINE BILL PAY button on our website and pay their bill online either one transaction at a time or set up automatic bill pay arrangements.

Payments types accepted include:
  • Bank account payments from savings or checking
  • Checks
  • Credit or debit card payments: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

We also accept payments at:
Waste Connections of Kentucky
PO Box 808
Lily, KY 40740


Lily Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM EST