Residential Waste Collection & Recycling

  • Rumpke provides residential waste collection directly to residents of the Village at the expense of each property owner. Charges are billed directly to you on your Greater Cincinnati Water Works invoice.
  • Properties with more than 4 units per building are required to contract and provide their own trash pick-up service.
  • Residents must contact Rumpke directly for any service issues including any trash pick-up issues, service questions, ordering  waste collection bins, or questions related directly to service.
  • Rumpke can be contacted by the following:
  • The Village negotiates waste collection rates with Rumpke on a periodic basis in order to obtain the best group rate for residents. The current rate structure for waste collection service is stated below:
Year Single Family Residence Per Month Two Family Building Per Month 3 – 4 Family Building Per Month
October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022 $16.43 $27.93 $36.96
October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023 $16.87 $28.46 $37.65
October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024 $17.32 $29.00 $38.37
October 1, 2024 – September 30, 2025 $17.78 $29.56 $39.10
October 1, 2025 – September 30, 2026 $18.26 $30.12 $39.86



  1. Both non-recycled regular trash (brown waste collection bin) and recycled trash (green waste collection bin) are picked up weekly on Tuesday.  See the new Rumkpe services starting in October 2021 here.
  2. Garbage may be set out no earlier than 6 pm on the Monday evening prior to collection day. (Ordinance 521.10 – Waste Collection Rules)
  3. Trash must be placed in secured containers provided by Rumpke. Non-Rumpke containers and bags not containing yard waste will not be picked up.
  4. Empty containers must be removed from the curb and stored by 6 pm on Tuesday.
  5. Some exceptions to the pick-up day may occur when holidays fall on Monday or Tuesday. Check the Rumpke website for any schedule changes.


  1. All trash to be picked up must fit into the Rumpke supplied waste container allowing for automated collection, which reduces the cost to each property owner.
  2. Trash containers supplied by Rumpke are registered to each specific property address.  Bin serial numbers are tracked and must stay with your property. Do not trade, sell or otherwise remove the container from the property to which it is assigned.
  3. Each Golf Manor residence is allowed the following configuration of containers:
    • Single-family property: up to two (2) wheeled, brown regular waste bins and (1) wheeled 65-gallon or (1) wheeled 35-gallon green recycling bin.
    • 2-family apartment: up to two (2) wheeled, brown regular waste bins and two (2) wheeled 65-gallon or (1) wheeled 35-gallon green recycling bin.
    • 4-family apartment: up to four (4) wheeled, brown regular waste bins and (4) wheeled 65-gallon green recycling bins.
    • Each property owner chooses configuration and sizes needed.
    • Additional carts above the guidelines described are at owner’s additional expense. Call Rumpke directly to make that arrangement.
  4. Trash will not be collected if placed in personal containers including plastic bags, or if left at the curb in no container.
  5. Cardboard/paper boxes must be broken down and placed in the recycling cart.
  6. Yard waste set out for Rumpke collection must fit in the brown bin or be placed in paper yard bags; plastic is not permitted. Bagged leaves prepared for Rumpke must be collected in paper yard bags.
  7. One large item per week is permitted, e.g., furniture, rugs, mattresses, old garbage cans, appliances. Call Rumpke in advance to notify them of this need. Upholstered or fabric items must be completely wrapped in cellophane.
  8. Freon must be removed from air conditioners and refrigerators by a certified technician to qualify for pick up (certificate must be affixed to the unit).
  9. TVs and computer screens are not collected (recycle these items at authorized collection outlets).
  10. Tires are prohibited per Ohio law (recycle at a tire dealer).
  11. “Move out” garbage when vacating a property must adhere to the above guidelines. If move out waste will not fit into the regular bins, a special pick-up will need to be scheduled with Rumpke at the owner’s additional expense. The property owner is responsible for ensuring garbage is not left at the curb. Failure to follow this procedure may result in the property owner receiving a citation and fine.


Golf Manor partners with Rumpke to provide residents with curbside recycling service. Recycling is collected weekly on Tuesday starting October 5, 2021.

See the new Rumkpe services starting in October 2021 here.

All recyclables must be placed at the curb completely enclosed in the green Rumpke-issued container. If you don’t currently have a recycling container at your property, call Rumpke at 800–582–3107 to request one. There is no additional cost to participate in the recycling program.

Important Facts About the Recycling Program

    1. Recycled waste is placed in the green waste bin and is collected weekly on Tuesday, the same day as regular waste collection. See the new Rumkpe services starting in October 2021 here.
    2. Follow the instructions posted on the green waste collection bin lid or call Rumpke to determine what materials are accepted.
    3. Rinse recyclables prior to placing in the wheeler to avoid attracting rodents.
    4. Crush bottles and cans to save space, and avoid breaking glass (required).
    5. Do not place any type of waste or plastic bags in the recycling container.
    6. Get answers to questions about what can be recycled by contacting Rumpke directly at | 800–582–3107 | |


As a Hamilton County community, Golf Manor residents may participate in waste management programs available through the county. The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District is a County organization, established by State law, responsible for ensuring that the County achieves State mandated goals for recycling and waste reduction.

Services are available throughout the County for disposing of and recycling household hazardous waste that is not covered in Golf Manor’s waste removal program including:

  • Pesticides
  • Automotive fluids (i.e. gasoline, motor oil, antifreeze)
  • Home improvement products (varnish, stain, paint thinner, paint stripper, adhesives)
  • Cleaning products (drain cleaner, ammonia, bleach)
  • Lawn and pool chemicals
  • Batteries
  • Tires

Visit the Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste site here for more information on waste management resources for residents and businesses.



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