Trash Day

Local residents form a line of vehicles at the Jefferson County trash disposal site on Rykers Ridge to meet and dispose of household garbage at the Rumpke truck stationed there weekly from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays. Residents of unincorporated areas without curbside trash collection, can buy an annual trash card for $50 per year that allows them to dispose of garbage at various sites in the county. Cards are available at the Jefferson County Auditor’s office at the Courthouse in Madison or online at The weekly schedule is: Monday — Chelsea/Saluda, 2-6 p.m. across from Chelsea General Store; Tuesday — Deputy, 2-6 p.m near the feed mill grain bins; Wednesday — Dupont, 2-6 p.m. at the feed mill; Thursday — Rykers Ridge, 2-6 p.m. near Wolf Run Road; Friday — Canaan, 1-3 p.m. near Canaan Fire Department and Brooksburg, 4-6 p.m. at the park. The service is meant for household trash and no batteries, tires, liquids, combustible materials or items identified as hazardous are accepted.

taking out the trash