Residential Waste

The City of Cincinnati's Solid Waste Program is committed to reducing its reliance on landfill disposal by promoting reuse, recycling and composting and is responsible for ensuring adequate waste disposal capacity for its residents.

Looking for information about commercial waste? Visit the Commercial Waste page for more information.

Household Trash Rules
Household Trash Rules

Thanks for your help in following these rules to keep Cincinnati clean!

Trash Cart Sizes
Trash Cart Sizes

If you would like to swap your cart for another size, find out what size may best fit your needs.

Trash Cart FAQs
Trash Cart FAQs

Frequently asked questions about changes to the City of Cincinnati's trash collection services.

Recycling
Recycling

Curbside recycling collection is a biweekly service in Cincinnati. Recycling can greatly reduce your volume of trash and save taxpayer money.

Yard Waste
Yard Waste

Curbside yard waste collection is a biweekly service in Cincinnati (on the same day as your recycling).

Construction Debris
Construction Debris

Do not put construction or demolition debris in your trash cart. There are landfills in Hamilton County that accept this type of waste.

Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste

Do not put hazardous waste in your trash cart. Hamilton County offers a drop-off program.