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Wesselman Nature Society partners with the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District to conduct monthly drop off recycling opportunities at various sites throughout Vanderburgh County for the convenience of county residents. Revenues from the sale of these items are used to fund the Nature Society’s programs. We appreciate your recycling efforts and hope you will make Wesselman your recycling center!

Accepted Items

  • Aluminum cans
  • Metal food cans
  • Newspapers, including inserts that come in the paper
  • Plastic bottles, only #1 – #7 plastic – milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, and soda bottles. Bottles that contained a hazardous material (bleach, antifreeze) cannot be accepted.
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Junk mail, notebook paper, wrapping paper, copy paper, envelopes, flyers.
  • Cardboard and paperboard, including cereal boxes.  Remove all styrofoam & plastic.
  • Shredded paper
  • Telephone books

We ask that you please separate these items by the material types listed above and place into separate bags or boxes. Paper shopping bags work best for this. Flatten boxes before you arrive if possible. Please be sure items are clean and dry. No styrofoam or plastic bags.

When and Where

2020 Recycle Days 8 am – 12 pm

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no off-site recycling for the entire month of April.

January 4 – old Walmart west
February 8 – old Walmart west
February 15 – 4-H Center
March 14 – old Walmart west
May 2 – old Walmart west
June 6 – old Walmart west
June 20 – 4-H Center
July 11 – old Walmart west
August 1 – old Walmart west
August 15 – 4-H Center
September 12 – old Walmart west
October 3 – old Walmart west
October 24 – 4-H Center
November 7 – old Walmart west
December 5 – old Walmart west
December 12 – 4-H Center

*** The old Walmart west parking lot is located on the corner of Lloyd and Rosenburger

Contact for More Information

Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District
(812) 436-7800