Rumpke Policy on Large Item Pick Ups

Rumpke is not required, with the normal service rates to remove scrap materials from the construction, remodeling or repair of buildings, nor concrete blocks, tree stumps, earth or earthy materials, automobile bodies or large machine parts weighing more than 80 pounds, no bio-hazard materials, nor materials of a toxic, highly flammable or explosive nature, except as set out hereinabove.

Any large item has to fit in the compactor of the truck without causing damage and not over 80 pounds so they can lift safely. Please call customer service in advance to let them know you have a large item: 502.568.3800, press 3 for customer service.

Accepted Items

  • Unwanted trash
  • Doors & windows
  • Bicycles & toys
  • Scrap lumber
  • Furniture
  • Carpet

Unaccepted Items

  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Fuel tanks
  • Liquids
  • Electronics
  • Medical Waste
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Freon/Refrigerant

Upholstered items such as mattresses, furniture, and box springs must be wrapped in plastic.For more information contact Rumpke Customer Service or visit their website:

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