Contact Info

Phone: (270) 687-8760
Fax: (270) 687-8739

Owensboro Sanitation Dept.
1410 W. 5th Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
After 3:30 p.m., contact CityAction

Every day, with a staff of only 33 employees, we:

  • collect trash and yard wasted from 4,400 households
  • and service 275 business dumpsters and 9 recycling dumpsters.

How is your $12 monthly fee used?

Salary & Benefits $3.29
Vehicles, fuel & maint. $2.26
Yard waste service & vehicles $3.45
Cost for trash disposal $3.01
Cart replacement & supplies $0.64
Maintain old city landfill $0.17
Recycling cost $0.07
Other $1.38
Total $14.27

We enjoy some of the lowest monthly rates in the nation for sanitation services:

City of Owensboro, KY $12.00
City of Paducah, KY $16.50
City of Bowling Green, KY $17.13
City of Madisonville, KY $18.75
City of Evansville, IN $19.13