►2020 Annual Report

Serving Bartholomew County Residents Only - No out of county recycling or trash allowed.


With public health and safety in mind, the following procedures are in place to limit person-to-person contact at our facilities. Please social distance at least 6 feet from others and stay home if sick.

►BCSWMD Offices ►Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center (Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)) ►Little Red School House ►Little Red School House TOO ►Bartholomew County Landfill
Hours of Operation
BCSWMD Offices
Mon-Fri~ 7:30am-4:30pm
Mon-Fri~ 7:30am-4:30pm
Sat~ 7:30am-4pm
(Backside closes at 1pm)
►Recycling Center
Tue-Sat~ 7:30am-4:30pm
Closed Mondays
►Business Recycling
Tue-Fri~ 7:30am-4:30pm
Tue-Fri~ 7:30am-4:30pm
Convenience Locations
Sat~ 8am-3pm
►Harrison & ►Petersville

►2021 Holiday/Special Closings


Earth Day Event
Saturday, April 24, 2021
8:00am - 3:00pm
Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center
720 S. Mapleton Street
►See flyer for details!

Earth Day Poster & Art Contest
Attention Bartholomew Co. students in pre-K to 12th grade, enter our Earth Day Poster & Art Contest!
►See flyer for details.

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Holiday Closing

April 2, 2021
The Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center and BCSWMD offices will be closed for Good Friday.

Friday Loading Program begins April 9!
Friday afternoons from 2:00-4:30, Bartholomew County residents can get one pick-up sized scoop of mulch or compost loaded for $10.
Exact change or check only. Place payment in the black box on the porch.
Tickets will be marked with an "M" for mulch and "C" for compost.
No businesses please.


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