October 18, 2023

Large Garbage Collection

October 18, 2023
Contact: Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office or 812-933-6100

Batesville, Ind. Final Large Garbage Collection Scheduled for 2023
Batesville residents with Rumpke service (Does not include Apartment Complexes), Rumpke will collect up to ten large items (material too large to fit in a garbage can/heavier than 75 pounds) on Saturday, November 4, beginning at 5:00 A.M. Citizens are encouraged to set their disposable items out the evening before to ensure that items are not missed.

Acceptable Items Include:
– old clothing
– furniture, bedsprings & mattresses (must be covered in cellophane/plastic). Best Way/Decatur Hills in Greensburg will accept mattresses, call 1-800-354-1830 for pricing
– old rugs, carpet pieces only, no rolls (not weighing more than 75 lbs.)
– rubber hose
– appliances (washers, dryers)
– insulation
– cans or buckets, totally cleaned and dry
– paint cans (must be dried paint)

Unacceptable Items Include:
– No electronic devices containing mercury (TV’s, computers, microwaves, cell phones, etc.)
– No building and construction materials (bricks, etc.)
– No remodeling materials (interior/exterior)
– No car body parts including wheels and tires
– No steel or metal framing
– No tree limbs, grass clippings or leaves
– No landscape materials

TV’s, computers (& monitors), microwaves, and all other electronics may be dropped off (Fee charged) at the Batesville Area Recycle Center, located at 616 John Street in Batesville. Operating hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 812-801-9099.