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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? 

Tire Recycling - Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Civic Center    parking lot (9th & Walnut)

The first 4 car & light truck tires are accepted at no charge.  There is a $1 per tire fee thereafter for car & light truck tires.  Semi tires are $10 and tractor tires are $25.  Tires from businesses are not accepted.  The District accepts an unlimited number of tires free of charge from neighborhood associations and other civic groups who collect unwanted tires from alleys, roadsides and ditches.

Electronics Recycling - The next electronics recycling event will be in the spring of 2022.  The date is yet to be determined.   Please check back.                                           

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 Day - The next household hazardous waste collection event will be in the spring of 2022.  The date is yet to be determined.  Please check back.

Get rid of oil-based paint, solvents & thinners, pesticides, household chemicals, motor oil, antifreeze, gasoline, 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.  Please wear a mask

Free Paper Shredding Day - The next paper shredding day is still to be determined.

Wesselman Park, 551 N. Boeke Road.  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.

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