Recycling Convenience Center
Contact Person – Richie Horn
123 Hendren Way, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356
859-881-4545 and 859-887-8078
Email: rhorn@jessamineco.com

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Closed Sunday.

Items accepted: Wood, Carpet, Mattress and Box Springs, Couches, Metal, Drywall, Appliances, Construction Debris, Cardboard, Batteries and Furniture.
Items not accepted: Regular Household Garbage, Food Scraps, Wet Items, Liquids, Rocks, Brick, Dirt, Concrete, Brush, and Blacktop.
Note: The Recycling Convenience Center does not accept brush. Brush may be taken to the Nicholasville Wastewater Treatment Plant at 2296 Shun Pike. Their houses are Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Call (859) 885-1121.

Note: We are a drop-off facility. We are unable to provide pick-up.
No Oil accepted. Oil is accepted free of charge at the Road Department.


Loads are $70.00 per ton (3.5 cents per pound)
240 lbs or less 10.00 minimum
Car Tire
Truck Tire
Tractor Tire
Electronic Waste
No Charge

The Convenience Center accepts checks, money orders, debit cards and credit cards. No cash accepted.

I T E M S    R E C Y C L E D
No separation of recyclables necessary.

Office and School Paper
Newspaper with Inserts
Catalogues and Magazines
Junk Mail, Flyers and Door Hangers
Corrugated Cardboard
Box Board (Paper Food Container Boxes)
Any Size Soft Drink or Water Bottles
Laundry Detergent Jugs
Bleach and Fabric Softener Jugs
Milk and Water Jugs
Cooking Oil Bottles and Jugs
Alcohol Bottles
Aluminum Soda and Beer Cans
Steel Food Cans (soup, vegetable, etc.)
Any type of glass bottles
The above items are recycled free of charge. No separation of recyclables necessary.












Drop off site locations:

  • Sam’s Club, North U.S. 27
  • Wilmore Public Works Building, Linden Avenue
  • The Recycling Center, Hendren Way

Environmental Programs
E-Waste Recycling (Year Round)
Trash for Cash (Year Round)
Tire Amnesty Free Tire Disposal (Summer)
Jessamine Re-direct Telephone Book Recycling (Spring)
County-wide Cleanup Spring Clean-up (Spring)
Commonwealth Cleanup Spring Clean-up (Spring)
Kentucky River Clean Sweep Cleaning Kentucky River (Summer)
Fall Haul Hazardous Materials Collection (Fall)



New Residential Trash Pick-Up from CKY Hauling

Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Central Kentucky Hauling will begin residential trash collection in Nicholasville and Jessamine County. Central Kentucky Hauling will replace Rumpke as the trash collection contractor. Many of your questions can be answered on their Frequently Asked Questions Page. Then look at the County Service Route Map to check your new pick-up day. Call Central Kentucky Hauling at (859) 225-2521.

Fall Leaf Disposal Options


Option 1. Central Kentucky Hauling (CKY) will pick up 12 bags of leaves per week with weekly pick up at no extra charge. Option 2. CKY will pick up 13 to 30 bags of leaves for $14.25 per pick-up on Saturdays during the month of November.  Please call CKY at 859-305-1073 so they can add you to the schedule for Saturday pickup. This is a prepaid service. Option 3. Jessamine County Fiscal Court has an agreement with the City of Nicholasville to dispose of brush and leaves.  You can take your un-bagged leaves and brush to Nicholasville Waste Treatment Plant located at 2296 Shun Pike, Nicholasville.  Their hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am – 12:00 noon.

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