Rumpke Provides Service for Thunder Over Louisville, Kentucky Derby Festival

Rumpke Provides Services to Festival Events

Louisville, Kentucky – Rumpke Waste & Recycling will provide portable restrooms and trash services for the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival. Setup began April 17 and final cleanup ends the morning of May 7.

Service will begin at Thunder Over Louisville, where Rumpke will provide more than 800 portable restrooms, as well as trash removal services. The restrooms are stocked with enough toilet paper to stretch from Louisville to Indianapolis and back, with several miles to spare.

Rumpke will also provide portable restrooms for the Kentucky Derby, where 500 portable restrooms and 8 VIP restroom trailers will be provided.

“Rumpke is a family business, and we’re excited to participate in such a wonderful community event – the Kentucky Derby Festival,” said Carol Kennedy, Rumpke representative for special events. “We’re honored to provide essential services for hundreds of thousands of people at the Kentucky Derby Festival. We’ve provided portable restroom services for Thunder Over Louisville since 2000 and for the Kentucky Derby since 2005. We appreciate the dedication and hard work of our team for their tireless efforts during the Kentucky Derby Festival.”

Rumpke began delivering restrooms for Thunder Over Louisville on Monday, April 17. Deliveries will continue until Friday evening, April 21. For the Kentucky Derby, units will be placed starting Monday, May 1, and will finish on Friday, May 5. 

Rumpke opened its Louisville location in 1993. Today, the site includes a recycling facility, waste transfer station, hauling operation and administrative offices. Rumpke employs 160 people in Louisville, providing waste, recycling and portable restroom services.

Rumpke has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environmentally friendly waste disposal solutions. With a regional operation in Louisville, Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group and Rumpke Hydraulics. Please visit for more information. 


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