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Contact for More Information

Shelby Hall

Phone: 8124790771
Extension: 109

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

2019 Recycle Days 8 am – 12 pm

Other City Recycling Events

Electronics Recycling Days

C&I Electronics located at 1700 Lafayette, 812-423-9166. 

  • May 2 & 3, 10 am – 4 pm    
  • May 4, 8 am – 12 noon
  • September 19 & 20, 10 am – 4 pm    
  • September 21, 8 am – 12 noon  

Tox Away Day

Civic Center parking lot (Ninth & Walnut)

Saturday, September 14, 2019, from  9:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Contact for More Information

Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District
(812) 436-7800