Residential Trash & Recycling

The City of Kettering is excited about the cost savings our new contract with Waste Management will offer to most of our residents. A resident switching from the current house-side service to the new standard curbside automated service will enjoy a savings of more than $115 per year. We are also pleased that we were able to retain a subscription option for residents who wish to continue premium house-side service at a modest increase over current rates. The new contract also offers a reduced rate for income eligible and age qualified seniors.
To learn more about the wide range of affordable choices available to Kettering residents under the new contract please review the following documents:
Waste Management Brochure Page 1
Waste Management Brochure Page 2
Waste Management Trash and Recycling Toter Storage Guidelines
Waste Management offers toters in various sizes to accommodate a wide range of both trash volume and storage space. The ideal location for toter storage is within a garage or indoor structure. If stored outside, City of Kettering ordinance requires that toters must be kept on the side or in rear of property. Toters may not be kept at the curb, on the driveway, sidewalk or front of property.
Both refuse and recycling toters are available in 96, 64 and 32 gallon sizes.The dimensions for toters are as follows:
96 Gallon Toter:  Height: 46”   Width: 26”   Depth: 34.5”
64 Gallon Toter:  Height: 41.5”   Width: 24”   Depth: 27”
32 Gallon Toter:  Height: 36.75”   Width: 19”   Depth: 26”
The contract also provides discounted waste removal programs for those who qualify. To learn more about these programs, please review the qualifications to see if you are eligible:
Qualified Disabled Resident Rate
Qualified Senior Rate
To set up trash service or to speak with Waste Management directly, call 1-866-263-6445. To speak with a City staff member regarding Waste Management, call our trash hotline at 937-29 TRASH (937-298-7274). You can also go online at
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