WASTE SERVICES – GARBAGE, RECYCLE, YARD WASTE & JUNK PICK UP DAYS
All these services are provided by the City of Blue Ridge Manor and is funded by the City using your city taxes paid.
WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK IS WASTE SERVICES PICK UP?
Our city’s normal pick up is Thursday. Containers can be taken to the street Wednesday evening and should be removed from the street by Thursday evening. It is recommended containers placed at the street be approximately 3 feet apart. Reminder that HOLIDAY pick up is one day delay.
WHEN IS YARD WASTE PICKED UP?
Yard waste, which is a separate container, is picked up on Thursday along with our normal trash pick up. They will accept paper yard bags for pick up and compostable plastic bags that clearly state they meet ASTMD 6400 standards for composting . There is a limit of 15 (combined) bags/containers per household per week.
JUNK PICK UP DAYS
The City of Blue Ridge Manor offers two (2) junk pick up days per year. We are currently in the process of scheduling junk pick up dates for 2023.
GUIDELINES: Junk pick up day is a day to set out multiple large items. Normal junk pickup consists of hot water heaters, washers, dryers, dishwashers, couches, chairs,coffee and end tables, miscellaneous toys, garage items, tools, grills, bicycles, lawn mowers, refrigerators, etc. The following is a general guideline for acceptable and non-acceptable items as well as acceptable with exceptions.
ACCEPTABLE: Mattresses, box springs and fabric furniture MUST be wrapped in plastic. Lawn mowers must have gas tanks removed and broken down as much as possible. Gas grills without any tank/propane and broken down as much as possible. Swing sets and basketball goals must be broken down. No pieces longer than 4 ft and no concrete on legs or base. Mailboxes cannot be more than 4 ft and no concrete on base. Freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, etc., MUST have Freon/refrigerant captured and removed by a certified HVAC technician who will then tag the unit for acceptable pickup. Carpet must be cut into 4 ft length, rolled, and tied for handling.
NOT ACCEPTABLE: No construction/demolition debris. This includes, but not limited to; studs, drywall, sinks, tubs, toilets, cabinets, etc. No fencing or wooden structures such as swing sets, decks, etc. No concrete, brick, tile, etc. No liquids of any kind such as paint, thinners, pesticides/insecticides, household cleaners, motor oils, fuels, etc. Water-based paint is acceptable but needs to be solidified with kitty litter or other granular absorbent material. No medical bio-hazards; sharps, chemo diapers, oxygen tanks, etc. No electronics. No large vehicle parts, body or interior. No tires of any kind. No landscaping material such as logs, railroad ties, landscape timbers, concrete blocks, dirt or sod. No yard waste material, logs, stumps, shrubs, etc.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING MATERIALS NOT ON THE LIST OR ARE UNCLEAR, CALL FIRST TO: (502) 638-9000
WHAT ARE THE RECYCLE GUIDELINES?
All recycle items should be placed in the separate container provided by Republic. For specific items please visit our WASTE SERVICES section located under the STAY CONNECTED tab on this website or for complete details visit republicservices.com
ANY ADDITIONAL WASTE DISPOSAL OPTIONS?
LOUISVILLE WASTE DISPOSAL DROP OFF EVENTS (FREE RECYCLING AND LARGE ITEM DISPOSAL)–The Pop-Up Drop-Off events are expected to happen once a month through November across the city. For more information and a complete schedule of dates and locations, https://louisvilleky.gov/government/public-works/pop-drop-waste-disposal-events. 2022 SCHEDULE IS POSTED.
WHO DO I CONTACT TO REPORT A STREET LIGHT OUTAGE?
There are 3 ways a street light outage can be reported. Online at https://lge-ku.com/ and select Outages on their main page, call LG&E (589-1444, press 1 for Residential and then follow the prompts), or if you prefer, you can email Commissioner Debbie Mills at [email protected] with details of the location of concern and she will report the outage.
IS STREET PARKING PERMITTED?
Per Ordinance No. 1, 2016: It shall be unlawful to park a motor vehicle on the public streets, sidewalks, rights of way and/or easements within the City. Exception: Parking on a public street (in the proper direction) shall be allowable, on a temporary basis, when a resident’s driveway is full AND a party and/or special event is taking place at the residence. This Ordinance is published in the LOCAL ORDINANCES section located under the STAY CONNECTED tab of this website.
DOES THE CITY OF BLUE RIDGE MANOR HOLD ANY FAMILY EVENTS?
City events are scheduled typically every 2 months. Check the homepage for notifications to the following: February – Meet Your Commissioners; April – Plant Exchange at Hardesty Park; June – Annual Picnic; August – Popsicles in the Park; October – Pumpkins in the Park; December – Light up Hardesty Park. All Blue Ridge Manor residents are encouraged to attend . The possibility of snacks and crafts for kids is highly likely!
WHERE IS HARDESTY PARK IN BLUE RIDGE MANOR?
Hardesty Park entrance sidewalk is located between 122 Blue Ridge Road and 124 Blue Ridge Road. Driving access is from South Dorsey Way off Shelbyville Road, located next to the 10000 Building, with a small 6 space parking lot. The park is open from dusk till dawn every day. There a multitude of activities available, i.e. playground equipment, picnic tables, stationary barbeque grills, soccer goals, baseball/softball field, 2 basketball half courts and benches for viewing enjoyment! Bicycle racks are available. You are welcome to bring your own chairs. Please dispose of trash in provided containers.
PET RESTRAINT ORDINANCE?
Yes, you are required to have a leash on your pet, and under control, when off the premises of your own property AND also restrained to not go off of your property. The Louisville/ Jefferson County Metro Government, Code of Ordinances Chapter 91, under RESTRAINT, states specifically that, “If off the premises of the owner where permission has not been granted, the animal must be restrained by a lead or leash and under the control of a reasonable person physically able to control and kept under contol/restrained while on your own property so as not to disturb or interfere with other residents. ALSO, PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR PET.
CONDO UNITS – ARE GRILLS ALLOWED?
Dorsey Village: Grills, hibachis or other similar devices used for cooking, heating, or any other purpose shall not be used or kindled on any balcony, under any overhang portion, or within 10 feet of any structure. The above devices cannot be stored on balconies. All other condo units: Be aware/courteous of 2nd level condo units and smoke.