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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

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:

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:

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
Location: STAY TUNED!

River Sweep
Every year, we work with volunteers like YOU to clean the Ohio River and its tributaries.


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

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.

Location: UC Health Stadium, 7950 Freedom Way, Florence