Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center

Businesses can bring the materials listed below.

Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center
720 S. Mapleton Street, Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-376-2614

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday 7:30am-4:30pm

Materials Accepted - Please sort according to the following types.

Paper Products - Please sort the following paper products by type.
Junk Mail, Office Paper, Scrap Paper, Envelopes, Etc

  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Cardboard


  • #1 PETE Plastic - Water bottles, soda bottles, etc
  • #2 HDPE Plastic - Milk jugs, laundry detergent, fabric softener, etc.
We accept plastics #3 - #7 Co-Mingled
Note: Look on the bottom of your plastic containers for the "recycling" triangle to identify the plastic type. Be sure to rinse out any food or beverage containers!


  • Aluminum Cans -Please separate your aluminum from other metal types
  • Food Cans
  • Scrap Metal
  • Foil
Note: Labels are OK. Be sure to rinse out any food or beverage containers!

Glass - Bottles and jars only please

  • Brown
  • Green
  • Clear
Note: Labels are OK. Any metal lids should be placed with your scrap metal. Be sure to rinse out any food or beverage containers!

Vinyl Siding
Clean vinyl siding will be accepted for recycling at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center. Vinyl siding should be free of nails, insulation, etc. Residential or Commercial quantities will be accepted. Please stop by the District Office for direction to the bins for recycling.
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