PRESS RELEASE
October 26, 2018

Last Large Garbage Collection of 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 26, 2018
Contact: Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or 812-933-6100

Batesville, Ind. Last Large Garbage Collection of 2018
Batesville residents with Rumpke service, Rumpke will collect up to ten large items (material too large to fit in a garbage can/heavier than 75 pounds) on Saturday, November 3, 2018. This one-day event begins 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), etc.
– old rugs, carpet pieces (not weighing more than 75 lbs.)
– rubber hose
– appliances (as in washers, driers, etc.)
– wood (bundled 4 feet long or shorter, 75 lbs. maximum)
– insulation
– all cans or buckets, totally cleaned and dry
– paint cans (must be dried paint)

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

Refrigerators, AC units, and freezers are required to have a sticker on them showing that the CFC’s was removed by a certified person. This includes units without the compressors in them. If there is no sticker, your unit will be rejected.

TV’s, computers (& monitors), microwaves, VCR’s, 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.

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