Recycling and Trash

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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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 27, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, June 1, 2024
  • Independence Day, July 4, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, July 6, 2024
  • Labor Day, September 2, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, September 7, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, November 30, 2024
  • Christmas Day, December 25, 2024: Collection delayed until Saturday, December 28, 2023
  • New Year's Day, January 1, 2025: Collection delayed until Saturday, January 4, 2025

Special Collection Events

  • Spring Clean-Up Dumpsters (separated metal, general trash, organic yard waste): April 20-27, 2024 from 8am-8pm daily. Proof of residency is required. 
  • DKMM Solid Waste District Electronics & TV Disposal Event: June 3, 2023, 9am-1pm at the Delaware County Fairgrounds (236 Pennsylvania Avenue) $20/TV. Learn more
  • Fall Composting Dumpster (organic yard waste only, no plastic bags, no pumpkins): 8am-8pm daily throughout November at the Maintenance Facility (located just beyond the Fire Station).  Proof of residency required.  
  • Recycle Right Holiday String Light Recycling: November 15, 2023 -January 15, 2024
  • Evergreen Recycling: Donate holiday trees to be chipped and used as mulch in Genoa Township parks. Self-drop off daily until January 7 at the maintenance facility located just beyond the Fire Station. 
  • Plan Your Own Litter Clean-Up Event: Free gloves, bags and litter grabbers are available from Keep Delaware County Beautiful. 

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 to receive service.

Current Rumpke Rate (2023) : $16.93 per month, billed quarterly.
February 1, 2024-January 31, 2027 Rate:  $19.04/month, billed quarterly.

A 10% discount is available for seniors (age 62+) and special garage-side collection is available to those with physical limitations.

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.
Find more information on the proper disposal of special waste such as electronics, batteries, and paint. 

Feature Video: Where Genoa waste and recycling goes after leaving the curbside