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1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Civic Center Complex, Room 327
Evansville, IN 47708
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Solid Waste Management

Welcome to the Vanderburgh County Indiana Solid Waste District

The mission of the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District is to inform and educate the citizens of Vanderburgh County about proper waste disposal, waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and household hazardous waste, and, in conjunction with the private sector, provide quality programs and services in these areas.

Curbside recycling is available to most homes in the City of Evansville. Are you using your recycling cart? 

2022 Recycling Events

Electronics Recycling - There will be 3 electronics recycling events in 2022. 

Spring Event:  Saturday, April 30 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Civic Center parking lot                                  (9th & Walnut Streets)

Summer Event:  Saturday, July 16 in the Civic Center parking lot

Fall Event:  Saturday, September 24 in the Civic Center parking lot.                                           

Accepted items: TVs, computers, monitors, printers, hard drives, laptops, fax/scanners, cell phones, DVD players, digital cameras, modems

Not Accepted:  copy machines, microwaves, appliances


Tox-Away Days 

Spring Event:  Saturday, April 16 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Civic Center parking lot                                    (9th & Walnut Streets)

Fall Event:  Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Civic Center parking lot                                (9th & Walnut Streets)                 

Get rid of oil-based paint, solvents & thinners, pesticides, herbicides, household chemicals, motor oil, antifreeze, gasoline, auto batteries and fluids, smoke detectors, fluorescent tube lights, and pharmaceuticals at this free disposal program.

No latex paint, tires, appliances or electronics please.

Please load items into your trunk or truck bed for safe unloading. 

Free Paper Shredding Day - June 17, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm                              Wesselman Park, 551 N. Boeke Road (location in the park will be near the former golf course)

Drop off confidential or sensitive documents (up to 100 lbs.) to be shredded by Piranha Mobile Shredding at no charge. Shredding will occur off-site at Piranha Mobile Shredding facilities.  Vanderburgh County residents only please.

Tire recycling fall date is yet to be determined.

City-Wide Heavy Trash Collection

Call Republic Services at (800) 886-3345 to schedule a pickup for a specific day or schedule online anytime at  This service applies to City residents who pay for trash service with their water bill. 

For archive/live stream video of board meetings visit AccessEVC