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We host a variety of events, including community cleanups, river sweeps, presentations, paper shredding days, and more.

Want to request an event? Contact Megan Clere at 859-334-3151 for setting up an event. If you are a school or homeschool group, check out the 'Education and Outreach' tab for additional resources.
2021 Events:

Christmas Treecycling
Recycle your natural Christmas trees with us! Please remove all tinsel, ornaments, ribbons, lights, and bags. All trees will be mulched and properly disposed of.

Florence ONLY

Date: January 8th
Time: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Locations: Curbside

Drop-Off
Date: December 26th - January 9th
Time: Before 8:00am on January 9th
Locations: Boone County Extension Enrichment Center (1824 Patrick Drive, Burlington), Stringtown Park (7340 Burlington Pike, Florence), Union Park FKA Union Pool (10165 Old Union Road, Union), Walton Community Park (35 Old Stephenson Mill Road, Walton), and Lakeside Christian Church - Hebron Campus (1980 North Bend Road, Hebron)


Holiday Lights Recycling
Bring your broken holiday string lights to us! All kinds of string lights are accepted, including traditional and LED-style bulbs. Please remove any boxes or bags.

Date: December 1st - February 1st
Locations: Boone County Public Works (5645 Idlewild Road, Burlington) and Boone County Conservation District (6028 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington)

Can This Be Recycled?

Join Boone County Solid Waste as we talk about what is and isn't recyclable in the Big Blue Bins! If you have questions about recycling or are curious about what goes on in the Recycling Center, this program is for you. This program is virtual and will be hosted on Zoom. To get the link, you must register at the link below by February 10th, 2021. 

Date: February 11th
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Register here: https://forms.gle/13G6rUkFbdYweH2x7

Food Waste & Composting
Join Boone County Solid Waste as we talk about food waste and composting. We will learn about what happens to food when you throw it away and ways - like composting - to combat it. This program is virtual and will be hosted on Zoom. To get the link, you must register at the link below by February 24th, 2021.

Date: February 25th
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Register here: https://forms.gle/zRo81XsVy9HwT6ZQ7


March Paper Shredding Day
Get your paper shredded with us! Please register for a time slot at the link below. If you have more than five boxes of paper and prefer to watch it being shred, please contact Megan Clere. This service is for Boone County residents only.

Date: March 27th
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAEAD22A6FEC07-march 
Location: Boone County Recycling Center (3275 Maplewood Drive, Burlington)


Trash for Cash
Non-profits are #keepingBooneCountyclean by cleaning up roadsides in TFC fundraisers. Applications are accepted beginning March 1st.

Date: April 1st - September 30th

Earth Day Cleanup
Date: April 24th
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Sperti Park/Gunpowder Creek Nature Park (6750 Sperti Lane, Burlington)

Please register by emailing Susan Brown with the subject "Earth Day Cleanup" with number of people attending.


Great American Cleanup (Mini River Sweep)
Date: May 22nd
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Rabbit Hash (10021 Lower River Road, Burlington)

Please register by emailing Susan Brown with the subject "Great American Cleanup" with number of people attending.


Get Outdoors Day Cleanup (Mini River Sweep)
Date: June 12th
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Giles Conrad Park (7500 River Road, Hebron)

Please register by emailing Susan Brown with the subject "Get Outdoors Cleanup" with number of people attending.

June Paper Shredding Day
Get your paper shredded with us! Please register for a time slot at the link below. If you have more than five boxes of paper and prefer to watch it being shred, please contact Megan Clere. This service is for Boone County residents only.

Date: June 26th
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAEAD22A6FEC07-june
Location: Boone County Recycling Center (3275 Maplewood Drive, Burlington)


National Cleanup Day
Date: September 19th
Location: STAY TUNED!

September Paper Shredding Day
Get your paper shredded with us! Please register for a time slot at the link below. If you have more than five boxes of paper and prefer to watch it being shred, please contact Megan Clere. This service is for Boone County residents only.

Date: September 25th
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAEAD22A6FEC07-september
Location: Boone County Recycling Center (3275 Maplewood Drive, Burlington)


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
This free hazardous waste disposal event comes around every year in early November! Get rid of your electronics, paint, corrosives, and more here.

Date: November 6th
Location: UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence


December Paper Shredding Day
Get your paper shredded with us! Please register for a time slot at the link below. If you have more than five boxes of paper and prefer to watch it being shred, please contact Megan Clere. This service is for Boone County residents only.

Date: December 18th
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAEAD22A6FEC07-december1
Location: Boone County Recycling Center (3275 Maplewood Drive, Burlington)