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Are you throwing it all away?

Reducing our carbon footprint is more important than ever

Like most small community recycling programs, not all items are accepted. Below is a list of the items that are accepted and how to prepare them for the recycling.

Recyclables

  • Plastics 1 (bottles) and Plastics 2 (jugs) – rinse/clean out
  • Aluminum Cans (soda cans) – pour/rinse out.
  • Steel/Tin Cans (soup cans) – pour/rinse out.
  • Newspaper – keep dry
  • Magazines – keep dry
  • Junk Mail/Mixed Paper – keep dry
  • Cardboard – keep dry; flatten boxes

It is not necessary to remove any labels.

Recycling Locations

Monroe City @ Blue Jean Center Thursdays 2-6 & Saturdays 8-2
Sandborn @ Water Dept. Fridays 2-6 & Saturdays 8-2
Bicknell Recycling Center 303 E. 1st street  Tuesday, Wednesday, Fridays 9-3 & Saturdays 9-1

Vincennes Curbside Recycling

Vincennes Clerks office to purchase green curbside bins $5/each
For recycling and trash pick up information contact Vincennes Street & Sanitation department

The Knox County Recycling & Solid Waste Management District does NOT pick up trash.

Recycling Locations

Monroe City @ Blue Jean Center Thursdays 2-6 & Saturdays 8-2

Sandborn @ Water Dept. Fridays 2-6 & Saturdays 8-2

Bicknell Recycling Center
303 E. 1st street
Tuesday, Wednesday, Fridays 9-3 & Saturdays 9-1

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What Is Accepted

Plastics #1 and #2
All types of paper BUT NOT SHREDDED
Steel and Aluminum Can (Soup and Soda)
All type of card board, They must be broken down
Please make sure everything is clean and dry

What is Not Accepted

Plastic film or plastic bags (They can be taken to Kohls, Wal Mart, Jay C’s, and Lowes)
No e-waste (Check our HHW Page for more info)
No glass, microwave dinner trays

Vincennes Curbside Recycling

Vincennes Clerks office to purchase green curbside bins $5/each
For recycling and trash pick up information contact Vincennes Street & Sanitation department

The Knox County Recycling & Solid Waste Management District does NOT pick up trash. For information contact the Streets and Sanitation Department of Vincennes

1600 Bayou Street
Phone: (812) 885-2520

Republic Services also has recycling services
866-760-2182

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