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Large Item Pickup Service

Madison County Fiscal Court offers a Large Item Pickup to residents who live in Madison County. This excludes residents who live inside the city limits of Richmond or Berea. Madison County Solid Waste picks up large items that your trash hauler will not take. Please use the online form below or call the Madison County Solid Waste to request your pickup. Items are required to be put out on the curb/roadside of your residence the night before your scheduled pickup date. Madison County Solid Waste does NOT pickup tree limbs, brush or landscaping debris.

Common items we pickup are: 

  • mattresses (Must be wrapped in plastic and taped firmly)
  • box springs (Must be wrapped in plastic and taped firmly)
  • couches, recliners, kitchen tables, furniture,
  • hot tubs (cut up in pieces),
  • hot water heaters
  • basketball goals, refrigerators, deep freezers,
  • stoves, washers and dryers, dishwashers,
  • rolls of carpet up to 3’ long, grills, lawn furniture, large children toys, and swing sets.

Request your Large Item Pickup by using our online form.
Once your request is received someone from our office will contact you to schedule a pickup date and time.

We do not do large item pickup for Commercial Business or Landlords.

Dead Livestock Removal Program

Removal of dead livestock is a water quality and public health issue, proper disposal is necessary for the overall environmental health and safety of the public. Madison County Fiscal Court provides FREE OF CHARGE dead livestock carcass removal for livestock producers in Madison County.

Types of Animals 

  • Cattle, Horses, Swine, Alpaca, Goats, Sheep

Producers desiring this service should request the service by the online form to the right or by calling 859-624-4709 between the hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Request received after 09:30 am will be scheduled for the next business day. There will be no dead livestock picked up on weekends or County holidays.

Animal Removal Qualifications

To qualify for pickup, callers must ensure:

  • Animals are deceased – no animal will be euthanized by Madison County employees;
  • Request for pickup must be within 48 hours of death;
  • Animals shall be placed on a hard surface such as gravel, blacktop, or concrete
  • Animals shall be placed at the front of the property, immediately adjacent to a public road or easily accessible from a hard surface on the producers property
  • Property must be open and accessible for Madison County staff.  Staff is not authorized to go through any unopened gates or remove animals from where living animals are contained.
  • It is the owner’s responsibility to position the animal for accessible pick-up.

Madison County is not responsible for:

  • Damages on the property the producer owns where livestock are requested to be removed
  • Picking up small animals
  • Large animals on the roadway

To request a pickup, please use the online form by clicking the Request Button to the right.

E-Waste & Scrap Metal Drop Off

Madison County residents (Excluding Citizens of Richmond or Berea) can recycle Electronics, E-Waste, and Scrap Metal at 325 N. Madison Avenue.
This service is available Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm.

You MUST check in with the Road Department Office before unloading items into any of the disposal containers.

We do not accept e-waste from Commercial Business or Landlords.

Large Item Drop Off

Madison County Residents (Excluding Citizens of Richmond or Berea) can bring the following items to our location:

Mattresses, box springs, couches, recliners, kitchen tables, furniture, hot water heaters, hot tubs (cut up in pieces), basketball goals, refrigerators, deep freezers, stoves, washers and dryers, dishwashers, rolls of carpet up to 3’ long,  grills, lawn furniture, large children toys, and swing sets.

We do NOT accept the following:

Landscaping debris (trees, brush, etc.), Household trash, Paint, Oil, Batteries, Chemicals, Pesticides, Household hazardous waste.

We do not accept any items from any Commercial Business or Landlords.

Loan-A-Dumpster ($500.00 Value)

Madison County Fiscal Court offers a dumpster for the disposal of waste or junk that you may have in your garage, basement, or storage building. Household garbage, household hazardous materials; construction demolition debris, and tires are not permitted to be disposed of with this program. The dumpster is 20 yard capacity and measures approximately 4 feet tall 8 feet wide and 22 feet long.

The Loan-A-Dumpster program is first come first serve. Please call (859) 624-4709 to reserve this service. We accept 5 requests weekly, 3 on Mondays and 2 on Thursdays. Residents may request this service twice annually.

Loan-A-Dumpster Program Rules

1. Do not load items above the top of the dumpster.

2. Do not load any of the following items below:

  • Household Garbage
  • Oil or Latex Paint
  • Tires
  • Demolition or Construction Materials
  • Trees and Brush

We do not set dumpsters for any Commercial Business or Landlords.

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