The Spencer County Solid Waste Management District provides environmental programs to encourage recycling and to divert solid waste in Spencer County, Indiana from landfills. The District works to educate Spencer County residents and businesses with information on recycling programs and educational materials for schools and waste audits for businesses within the county.
In addition to the business recycling initiatives, the Spencer County Solid Waste Management District also provides a road-side litter program for any organization or individual wishing to collect trash from the county roadways.
Businesses in Spencer County can save money by recycling. By generating less trash a business can save money on disposal cost.
Paper comprises the largest percentage (about 40% by weight) of the waste stream. Most types of paper found in offices are recyclable.
Paper Examples include: • computer and copier paper • mixed colored office paper • shredded paper • newspapers • magazines/catalogs • unwanted mail (including window envelopes) • corrugated boxes • paperboard boxes.
Call the Spencer County Solid Waste Management District for information on waste audits and presentations. All pick-ups are free and depending on the waste audit and the needs of the business, most of the containers needed to start a workplace recycling program can be furnished by the District.
Residents are encouraged to take pride in Spencer County by pitching in and clean up the litter and trash along our county roads.
The District provides FREE orange trash bags and FREE disposal to any group or individual that clean our roadsides. Bags are available at any of the Drop-Off Centers in the County. (Click here for locations).
Filled orange bags must be brought to one of the Drop-Off centers. Do not leave the bags along the roadside, they will not be picked up by county employees. Watch for special promotions in the Spring of the year and how you can participate in our “BAG-IT” program.
Below is a compiled a list of special recycling and environmental resources.
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