Residential Trash & Recycling

Resident Trash & Recycling Service

If you are a new resident, please contact Rumpke Waste & Recycling directly at www.rumpke.com or call 1-800-828-8171 to establish service for your address.

Whether you select standard curbside collection or premium house-side service, the City of Kettering contract with Rumpke Waste & Recycling guarantees savings on trash and recycling collection services for Kettering residents.

Complete details about Residential Waste & Recycling for Kettering residents can be found in the Rumpke Information flyer below.

Rates

Service Level

Current Monthly Rate 

Effective July 1st, 2024

Standard

Curb-side Service

 

 

$16.18

 

 

$16.67

Premium

House-side Service

 

 

$35.01

 

 

$ 36.06

Qualified Senior Resident

Curb-side Service

 

 

 

$8.10

 

 

 

$8.34

Qualified Senior Resident

House-side Service

 

 

 

$17.51

 

 

 

$18.04

Qualified Disabled Resident

House-side Service

Please visit our "Service Level Special Programs" below for information on pricing for this qualification.
Additional Cart(s)
 

$4.00/month per cart

 

Rumpke Information Flyer

Download Rumpke Information

Rumpke Customer Service

To speak with Rumpke Customer Service directly regarding your service or questions regarding your bill, call 1-800-828-8171 or visit www.rumpke.com . The City of Kettering does not deal with any billing issues or questions.  To speak with a City staff member regarding Rumpke, please leave a message on our trash hotline at 937-29 TRASH (937-298-7274).

Trash & Recycling Cart Requirements

  • All material placed out for collection must fit in your Rumpke provided carts or a Rumpke specific overage bag.
  • All service levels must use Rumpke provided carts.
    • Trash & recycling carts for Standard or Premium customers are available in any combination of:
      • 95 Gallon Cart:  Height: 46”   Width: 26”   Depth: 34.5”
      • 65 Gallon Cart:  Height: 41.5”   Width: 24”   Depth: 27”
      • 35 Gallon Cart:  Height: 36.75”   Width: 19”   Depth: 26”
    • Trash & recycling carts for Qualified Senior Resident Rate customers are available in any combination of:
      • 65 Gallon Cart:  Height: 41.5”   Width: 24”   Depth: 27”
      • 35 Gallon Cart:  Height: 36.75”   Width: 19”   Depth: 26”
  • Additional cart rental fee is $4.00/month per cart.
  • Rumpke specific overage bags are $4.00/bag and can be purchased from:
    • Grapes Wine and Beer Drive Thru
      • 5884 Bigger Rd., Kettering, OH 45429
    • Dot's Market
      • 2274 Patterson Rd., Kettering, OH 45429
    • Handyman Ace Hardware
      • 1950 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429
      • 1229 Wilmington Pk., Kettering OH 45420

Rumpke Collection District Map

Trash & Recycling FAQs

The City of Kettering has a single hauler trash program and is currently under contract with Rumpke Waste & Recycling.  Residents should contact Rumpke directly at 1-800-828-8171 to establish trash collection service.

All billing for residential trash and recycling is administered directly through Rumpke.  Please call Rumpke directly at 1-800-828-8171 or visit www.rumpke.com.

Yes. The City of Kettering has a single hauler trash program and is currently under contract with Rumpke Waste & Recycling.  Residents should contact Rumpke directly at 1-800-828-8171 to establish trash collection service.

Yes. All service levels must use Rumpke provided carts. All material placed out for collection must fit in your Rumpke provided carts or a Rumpke specific overage bag.

Yes, recycling is included with trash pickup.  For more information regarding trash removal or recycling services, please contact Rumpke Waste & Recycling. You may also visit our trash and recycling page regarding trash services within the City of Kettering.

Rumpke Waste & Recycling handles trash collection and recycling within the City of Kettering. Your recycling container will be delivered upon initiation of trash service. Please contact Rumpke at www.rumpke.com or 1-800-828-8171.

Rumpke offers carts in various sizes to accommodate a wide range of both trash volume and storage space.  The ideal location for cart storage is within a garage or indoor structure.  If stored outside, City of Kettering ordinance requires that carts must be kept on the side or in rear of property.  Carts may not be kept at the curb, on the driveway, sidewalk or front of property.

Residents do not need to contact Rumpke to schedule bulk pick up.  Rumpke will collect up to three (3) bulk items each week without notification or scheduling.

  • Rumpke will collect bulk items such as appliances, mattresses, box springs, sofas, large furniture items, etc. weekly on your service day.  Upholstered items including sofas and mattresses must be wrapped in a sealable plastic.
  • Appliances containing Freon require special handling. Freon removal is required prior to pick-up.

Household hazardous waste can be disposed of at Montgomery County Solid Waste District’s  Moraine Transfer Facility located at 1001 Encrete Lane.  Please visit the MCSWD website or call 1-937-225-4999 for hours of operation and associated fees.

The City of Kettering no longer maintains a recycling program for these items. Montgomery County Solid Waste District accepts these materials for recycling. Please call MCSWD at  1-937-225-4999 or visit the MCSWD website for hours of operation, locations, acceptable drop-off items, and associated fees.

Rumpke will collect Christmas Trees through January 15 of each year.  Simply place at the curb on your regular collection day. Please make sure to remove all ornaments, lights and tinsel.  Trees longer than nine feet must be cut in half.

To be eligible for the qualified senior resident rate, participants must meet the following requirements:

  • All members of your household must be 65 years or older.
  • Your household must have reported less than $35,000 in all sources of income on the previous year’s tax returns.

If you meet these requirements, please bring a photo ID and last year’s tax returns to the:
Kettering Government Center
3600 Shroyer Rd.
Kettering, OH 45429
Monday- Friday:  8:00 AM-5:00 PM

To be eligible, participants must provide the following:

  • A signed note from their physician explaining that they are physically unable to take their trash to the curb.
  • A signed affidavit stating they nor anyone else residing in the household are physically unable to take their trash to the curb.

Signed physician notes and affidavits can be faxed to 937-296-2550 or delivered/mailed to:

City of Kettering
Attn:  Senior Services Coordinator
3600 Shroyer Rd.
Kettering, OH 45429

 

Rumpke observes the following holidays and does not pick up on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

  • If the holiday falls on a weekday before your regular service day, collection will be delayed one day.
  • If the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, collection will NOT be delayed.
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