Metal hangers are accepted as scrap metal at the Columbus Bartholomew Recycling Center or Bartholomew County Landfill. Plastic and wood hangers are not accept for recycling.
Lions Clubs accept used hearing aids at designated locations. Find a location at ►www.lionsclubs.org. Remove battery if disposing of hearing aids in the garbage.
Weed and brush killers are accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Limit 5 gallons per visit.
HID LIGHTS (Sodium, Mercury, Metal Halide) See LIGHT BULBS
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (TOX-AWAY PROGRAM)
Accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Liquids must have a label identifying the product. No businesses.
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFL) - must not be broken. Limit 5 per visit
Cooking Oil - 5 gallon limit
Fluorescent Tube Lightbulbs (2ft, 4ft, 8ft) - must not be broken. Limit 5 per visit
Gasoline/Diesel Fuel/ Kerosene - 5 gallon limit
Motor Oil & Oil Filters - 5 gallon limit. No gasoline filters. Hydraulic filters are accepted.
Oil Based Paint - 5 gallon limit. No latex paint.
Thinners, including paint thinner, mineral spirits, finishes, stains, polyurethane, varnish, etc. - 5 gallon limit. No chlorinated solvents.
Liquid Weed & Brush Killer - 5 gallon limit. No pesticides or other specialty chemicals.
Liquid Lawn Fertilizer - 5 gallon limit
Mercury - Call 812.376.2614 for a list items we will accept
Smoke Alarms/Detectors - Limit 5 per visit.
Fire Extinguishers - Limit 5 per visit.
Hypodermic needles should NOT be placed in the trash or recycling.
Needles and syringes are accepted for disposal at the Bartholomew County Health Department Public Nursing Division, located at 2675 Foxpoint Drive, Suite B. Call 812.379.1555 for more information.