Hamilton County strives to provide the information you need to successfully divert material from the landfill by explaining what can and can't be recycled in curbside recycling programs.

Some items cannot be recycled in a curbside or drop-off program, therefore Hamilton County R3Source provides suggestions for Recycling and Reuse Outlets for other items.

If you want to do even more, learn how to reduce and reuse the materials at your home.

Household Hazardous Products

What are Household Hazardous Products and how can they be properly disposed of? Year-round outlets may be available for some of your material. Items may also be taken to a local household hazardous waste company for recycling. Latex paint and pharmaceuticals may not be accepted at these locations.


There are many outlets for residents to properly recycle their old electronics, computers and TVs including various Electronics Recycling events.

Composting & Yard Trimmings

There are several ways to dispose of yard trimmings. R3Source sponsors several free Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites. Some Hamilton County communities offer curbside collection of yard trimmings. Backyard Composting can be a beneficial solution to recycling yard trimmings and kitchen scraps into a useful soil amendment.

Hamilton County R3Source offers free Composting Seminars where you can learn all about backyard composting from our experts.

Construction & Demolition Debris

There are six construction and demolition debris landfill locations in Hamilton County. Use these landfills for the disposal of unusable debris from construction projects.

Food Waste

Reduce your food waste to save money, help communities, and protect the environment.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about reducing, reusing, and recycling that are received. If you have an additional question, please contact us.