Trash & Recycling Service

Residential Pickup


The Versailles City Council understands the challenges facing many senior citizens on a fixed income and has decided to use a small amount of general fund dollars to subsidize the increased cost to seniors. To enroll in the senior citizens subsidy for trash pickup please click on the form attached:

Senior Citizen Subsidy for Trash Pickup.

City ordinance requires every residential and commercial location to have garbage pick-up. Rumpke is the exclusive garbage collection contractor for all Versailles residential customers. Versailles residents living inside the city limits of Versailles will have residential garbage collection through Rumpke and will be signed up for service when they sign up for water/sewer service. The charge for residential garbage will be on the utilities bill.  If you have questions regarding your service, you may contact Rumpke at 800-828-8171. If you have questions about your bill, please contact our utilities office at 859-873-5437. Any additional garbage pick-up questions can be directed to Dan Knight, Assistant Public Works Director, at 859-873-2245 Ext. 124, or by email at

Recycling is picked up in the city limits by Rumpke every-other-week on the same day as trash.

When you place your trash and recycling containers at the curb be sure they are at least 6 feet apart so drivers can easily identify materials for collection. All recycling containers should be clearly marked facing the road.

Please recycle responsibly. All recycling should be placed in carts loose. All items should be clean and empty. Rumpke accepts the following items:

  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Aluminum & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles & jugs
  • Cardboard boxes (please break down and place in cart)
  • Office paper, magazines, junk mail, newspapers

If you have any questions, please call Rumpke at (800) 828-8171.

Holiday Garbage Collection

Customers living inside of Versailles city limits will NOT be affected by holiday changes in schedule.

Outside City Limits Garbage Pickup

Woodford County residents living outside of Versailles city limits have garbage collection services provided by Rumpke, (877) 786-7537.

Recycling is picked up at residences outside of the city limits by Rumpke the same day your trash is collected.

Commercial Pickup

Trash collection is mandatory for every address in the City of Versailles, but businesses may use the trash hauler of their choice.  For recycling pick-up at businesses, please contact the Woodford County recycling center at (859)873-0660.

Trash and Recycling Drop Off

The Woodford County recycling Center, 220 Beasley Rd., accepts garbage, yard waste and recycling.  Call them at (859)873-0660 for more details.

Public Works Department
Dan Knight
Assistant Public Works Director

(859) 873-2245 (Office)

(800) 828-8171

For a list of the Acceptable & Unacceptable Items of Recycling, click here:

Rumpke Recycling

Woodford County Recycling Center
220 Beasley Drive
Versailles, Kentucky 40383

(859) 873-0660