Recycling and Trash

Recycling & Trash Services

The Township does not always receive notice when Rumpke service is delayed, but passes along information whenever it is made available. For best results, contact Rumpke directly with service-related concerns by phone 1-800-828-8171 or email

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Curbside recycling and trash hauling is provided through a Township contract with Rumpke Waste and Recycling. Each resident must establish an account with Rumpke and pay a quarterly bill ($16.93 per month) to receive service. A discount is available for seniors and special garage-side collection is available to those with physical limitations.

Container Options

  1. Blue 64-gallon Recycling Cart: These carts were sold temporarily in 2021 and 2022 and are no longer availableblue recycling cart rendering.
  2. Red 16-galred recycling open binlon recycling bins are provided at no additional charge and may be requested by contacting the Genoa Township Maintenance Department at 614-568-2080.  

    To return a red recycling tote, contact Rumpke customer service and ask for it to be picked up from the curbside. Genoa Township does not dispose or reuse old recycling totes.
  3. green recycling cart rumpke rentalFor households with higher volumes of waste, Rumpke offers cart rental 65- gallon recycling carts for an additional $2.19 per month and 95-gallon trash carts for $3.29 per month.
    Call Rumpke customer service to order at 1-800-828-8171.

  4. Trash is collected in containers furnished by the resident, plastic bags or rented from Rumpke. 
    Call Rumpke customer service to order at 1-800-828-8171.

Bulk Waste

Bulk waste will be collected by Rumpke, but requires 24 hours advance notice and proper preparation.  Tips for disposal of hazardous waste can be found here and information on yard waste disposal can be found here

Special Collection Events

  • Spring Clean-Up Dumpsters (separated metal, general trash, organic yard waste): April 22-30, 2023 from 8am-8pm daily. Proof of residency required. 
  • DKMM Solid Waste District Electronics & TV Disposal Event: June 3, 2023, 9am-1pm at the Delaware County Fairgrounds (236 Pennslylvania Avenue) $20/TV. Learn more
  • Fall Composting (organic yard waste only): Throughout November


Trash and recycling are collected between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. every Friday unless delayed to Saturday by a holiday.

Holidays impacting the regular recycling and trash collection schedule:

  • Memorial Day is May 29, 2023: Collection delayed until Saturday, June 3, 2023.
  • Independence Day, July 4, 2023: Collection delayed until Saturday, July 8
  • Labor Day, September 4, 2023: Collection delayed until Saturday, September 9
  • Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2023: Collection delayed until Saturday, November 25, 2023
  • Christmas Day, December 25, 2023: Collection delayed until Saturday, December 30. 
  • New Year's Day, January 1, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, January 6, 2024

Drop Box Recycling
A dumpster is available for recycling drop-off at the Maintenance Complex (7049 Big Walnut Road). Bins are typically emptied every Monday and Wednesday. This service is provided free to the public as a result of a grant from the Delaware, Knox, Marion, Morrow Solid Waste District (DKMM) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

One dumpster is for paper only. Newspaper, computer, notebook, construction, brown/white grocery bags, mail, etc. All paper goods should be placed in brown paper sacks in the dumpster (no plastic bags are allowed).

What to Recycle (at the curbside or in the drop box)Acceptable recycling materials paper products, plastic jugs and tubs, cups, aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars , milk and juice cups.
Feature Video: Where Genoa waste and recycling goes after leaving the curbside