►What Items can I Recycle?

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

image Beginning Wednesday, August 11, 2021, visitors and employees must wear a mask while conducting business inside all BCSWMD facilities due to the increasing spread of the Delta variant, COVID, and increasing hospitalizations, including ICU patients.
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

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Friday Loading Program
Friday afternoons from 2:00-4:30, Bartholomew County residents can get one pick-up sized scoop of mulch or compost loaded for $10.
Stop in the BCSWMD office to pay and get a loading ticket.
No businesses please.
The final Friday for mulch and compost loading is October 29

Ethnic Expo Events Waste Station Volunteers

The Citizens Advisory Committee to the Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District is leading a waste diversion effort for this year's Ethnic Expo events being held on 4th Street in downtown Columbus. We are in need of 15 volunteers for the Chinese Expo on Saturday, August 28th, and Ganesh Festival on Saturday, September 11th.

Sign up to volunteer Here

Little Red School House Too
Open Saturday
November 20, 2021
No appointment necessary.

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