Leaf Collection  

Collected on a Daily Basis Monday - Friday

The City of Bexley began leaf pickup on October 29th. The crews began on the west side of the City and will be moving east. Each day, Monday through Friday, the pickup crews will be designated to a different section of the City. Please check our website daily for updates.

Tuesday, December 18th:

Round 3:

  • North - we have two crews in the north section - one is on Commonwealth at Parkview heading east and one is on Columbia at Boston heading north
  • Central - crew is on Bryden at Drexel heading west
  • South - crew is on College at Charles heading south

 Leaf Collection Guidelines:

  • Rake leaves to the back of the curb but not in the street.
  • Please keep leaves out of storm sewers and stream banks. Leaves can cause bacteria that depletes the oxygen and can kill fish and other stream organisms.
  • Leaves can also be collected during scheduled yard waste collection dates if they are placed in paper bags and marked “yard waste”.

Trash and Recycling Service Changes for 2019

Important - Changes Are Coming! Starting January, 2019

Starting in January, 2019, there will be a couple changes to the City’s trash and recycling services that you need to know about. Changes include:

  • Elimination of “walk up” solid waste service
    Due to a sharp increase in bid costs, coupled with increasing recycling volumes making this service less impactful, solid waste “walk up/concierge” service is no longer a part of our contract. For those not familiar with this service, it is a service that has been offered to residents who do not have alley access for trash pickup.  Residents who have a documented medical condition can receive this service free of charge by calling (800) 828-8171. Residents who would like to opt in to this service for $8.50 per month can contract directly with Rumpke by calling (800) 828-8171 or visiting www.rumpke.com; please contact Rumpke by 1/4/19 to ensure uninterrupted walk-up service.  Please note that starting on January 14th, residents who currently receive "walk-up/concierge" service will need to bring all items to the curb for collection.

  • New Recycling Receptacles
    Every residence will receive a 96 gallon wheeled and lidded recycling toter which the property owner will own and maintain. If you would like to opt for a smaller, 64 or 48 gallon recycling toter, please click here or call (614) 559-4200.  Residents who already have a toter may continue to use their toter for excess recycling, or may opt out of receiving an additional toter.  Please note that toters will be delivered later in the 1st quarter of 2019.

  • Curbside Food Waste Recycling
    After review of our pilot food waste collection program, we will be expanding this program city-wide. Residents who are interested, including residents who are a part of the current pilot program, will need to opt-in to receive the service. To sign up now, fill out the form online by visiting www.bexley.org/food-waste, or call (614) 559-4200.  Please note that the curbside program will not commence until February, 2019.

  • Other Services Remain The Same
    All items, including solid waste, bulk pickup, yard waste, recycling, and food waste recycling will still be picked up weekly on Mondays.

  • Effective January 1, 2019, the following rates will apply for refuse service:
    • $78.75/quarter, the senior rate is $70.86

If you have any additional questions please contact the service department at (614) 559-4220. 


Water and Refuse Rates for 2019

As of January 1, 2019, water and sewer rates will increase by 1% (water) and 2% (sewer), which is a direct pass-through of Columbus’ rate increases for 2019. Effective January 1, 2019, the following rates will apply for water and sewer: 

  • Water: $59.61 per 1,000 cubic feet
  • Sewer: $75.20 per 1,000 cubic feet

Annual Pancake Breakfast at Jeffrey Mansion

Saturday, December 8, 8:30 - 11:30 am - Jeffrey Mansion

It's all you can eat when the Bexley Recreation & Parks Department and Bexley Historical Society team up for the Annual Pancake Breakfast! It will be from 8:30 - 11:30 am on Saturday, December 8th at Jeffrey Mansion. The Historical Society decorates the Mansion in all kinds of holiday splendor. We serve pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Have a great morning, a hearty breakfast, and support the Bexley Historical Society. Fee: $4 per child (11 & Under), $6 per Adult (12 & Up).


Community Holiday Celebrations in Bexley

Tree Lighting @ Drexel Circle & Menorah Lighting @ Jeffrey Meadow

Tree Lighting - December 2nd, 4:00 pm @ Drexel Circle
Get in the Christmas spirit and join us to light the City's Tree! This year we will be celebrating with live entertainment, photos with Santa, cookies, and more. Stop out to enjoy some fun! Don't forget the Holiday Hop takes place right before!

Menorah Lighting - December 5th, 4:30 pm @ JEFFREY MANSION MEADOW
The celebration of the Menorah Lighting is hosted by Columbus Chabad and will take place on Wednesday December 5th at 4:30 pm at Jeffrey Mansion's back meadow. Note the change of location. Enjoy hot cider, festivities, and a helicopter gelt drop (weather dependent).  Please note that the community menorah will continue at Drexel and Broad.