Convenience Center New Policies

The Jessamine County Convenience/Recycling Center at 123 Hendren Way is now open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. New Policies: 1.) Customers must unload all material themselves. 2.) All items for recycling and disposal must be at the center no later than 3:30 p.m. Vehicles must be weighed in by 3:30 p.m. to ensure disposal of debris. 3.) Closed Saturday and Sunday. More information. The green trailer drop-off sites have been closed, recycling is accepted at the Convenience/Recycling Center.

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.
Closed Saturdays until further notice. 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 hours 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.


Effective August 17, 2020
Loads are $100.00 per ton (.05 cents per pound)
300 lbs or less 15.00 minimum
Car Tire
Truck Tire
Tractor Tire
Appliances with Freon
Appliances without Freon
Electronic Waste
.05 cents/pound
Wet Cardboard
.05 cents/pound
Contaminated Recycling
.05 cents/pound

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

The above items are recycled free of charge.

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)

Residential Trash Pick-Up from CKY Hauling

As of Jan. 1, 2016, Central Kentucky Hauling provides residential trash collection in Nicholasville and Jessamine County. Central Kentucky. 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. You can call Central Kentucky Hauling at (859) 225-2521 or visit them online.

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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