Trash and Recycling

The City of Loveland contracts with Rumpke for the provision of curbside trash and recycling collection.

Trash Removal

The City contracts with Rumpke for trash collection for its residents. Please visit Rumpke’s website for more information regarding trash removal.

Curbside Recycling

The City also receives curbside recycling through its contract with Rumpke. Recycling is voluntary for residents, though the City encourages residents to utilize this service. The City of Loveland provides one wheeled recycling tote to residents (included in Sanitation fee). Anyone needing a recycling tote can request one by calling Rumpke at 513-851-0122, ext. 5176. Bins are delivered by Rumpke, please allow 1 to 2 weeks for delivery.

Acceptable Items for Recycling

A partial list of acceptable items to recycle is provided below:

  • Cardboard (must be flattened)
  • Clean pizza boxes (no greasy areas or food debris)
  • Empty aerosol cans (please remove the plastic tips)
  • Junk mail and envelopes (just check for confidential information)
  • Newspapers, magazines, paper, telephone books, office paper, paper grocery bags
  • Paper board (e.g. cereal boxes and other thin, cardboard-like paper).
  • Glass bottles and jars (any color)
  • Plastic bottles and jugs, including lids
  • Steel cans

Rumpke utilizes single stream recycling, which means most recyclables can be mixed in your recycling bin. To learn more about the single stream recycling process used by Rumpke, watch the clip below.

Recycling Drop-Off

Please visit the Hamilton County Recycling website for drop-off locations in the County.

Yard Waste Drop-Off Program

The City of Loveland provides brush pick up two times a year in March and November. For more information, visit the Leaf and Brush Pick-Up page. If you miss the brush pick up, you can drop off brush at Evans Landscaping throughout the year. For more information, visit the Brush Drop-Off Program page.

Hamilton County residents may also take advantage of the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s Yard Trimming Drop-Off Sites.

Composting

Loveland promotes and encourages composting as it has many environmental benefits including the reduction of waste entering nearby landfills.

For more information about composting, view our Composting Brochure (PDF).

Computer & TV Recycling Drop-Off Program

Visit the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District's Electronics Recycling page for more information.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program

Please check the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District's Household Hazardous Waste page for more information.

Wheels for Wishes Car Recycling

Wheels for Wishes tows, auctions, and recycles old cars free of charge, benefiting the Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. For more information please visit the Wheels for Wishes website.