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Accepted for Recycling

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SAWDUST Dispose of in garbage.

SCANNERS See ELECTRONICS

SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERIES See BATTERIES

SEPTIC TANK CLEANER Dispose of in garbage.

SHEETROCK See CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLISION DEBRIS

SHOES
Not recyclable. Dispose of in garbage or donate for reuse if in good condition.

SHREDDED PAPER
Shredded paper is accepted at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center during regular hours. It must be separated from other paper types in a clear, plastic bag.

SIDING See CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLISION DEBRIS
If the siding contains asbestos, call the BCSWMD director at 812-376-2614.

SINKS
Dispose of at the Bartholomew County Landfill or donate for reuse if in good condition.

SMOKE DETECTORS See HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

SOLVENTS
If the solvent can be cleaned with water, let it dry out and dispose of in the garbage. If mineral spirits are necessary for cleanup, it is considered a Household Hazardous Waste and is accepted in the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday-Friday 7:30-4:30. 5 gallon limit per visit.

SPORTING GOODS Not recyclable. Donate for reuse if in good condition or dispose of in garbage.

STAINS See PAINT

STEEL CANS
Empty, clean, dry, and loose cans are accepted for recycling at all BCSWMD facilities. Separate from aluminum cans when using the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center. Do not put plastic bags in the recycling bins at BCSWMD facilities.

STYROFOAM (polystyrene)
Not accepted at BCSWMD facilities for recycling.
Plastic Recycling, Inc., 7601 Rockville Road, Indianapolis, has drop off containers for molded Styrofoam blocks, clean food service containers, and coolers. Items must be marked #6. No packing peanuts, lids, or straws.

SYRINGES/NEEDLES
Hypodermic needles should not be placed in the trash or recycling! Syringes and needles are accepted for safe disposal at the Bartholomew County Health Department Public Nursing Division, 2675 Foxpointe Drive, Suite B. Call 812-379-1555 for more information.