More You Do, The More It Matters
Residents that dispose
of their trash at the District's Drop-Off
Centers could reduce their
disposal cost by 50%, if not more, by recycling.
Throwing away an
aluminum can wastes as much energy as
pouring out a can half-filled with gasoline.
Material: A 2-liter soda bottle or water
bottle can be recycled
(re-manufactured) into carpeting, clothing or
another bottle. Milk jugs
are used to make plastic lumber. Newspaper is
used in insulation
products. The list of products that are
manufactured using recycled
products is vast and is still growing.
Making paper from
recycled paper reduces the pollution
involved in the paper-making process by 95%.
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Recycled material is processed and sold to
revenue for all the programs and services that
the District offers.
Instead of paying a hauler to take your trash to
a landfill, recycle
and keep your money in Spencer County.
residents and businesses have the opportunity to
recyclables, free of charge, at any of our eight
located throughout the
county. Yellow metal bins are labeled for
specific items and are
conveniently arranged with like items next to
each other. An attendant
is always on duty to assist with your
recycling space? You only need
three containers! (Items can
separated at the Drop-Off Center)
Plastics in the same container or bag.
Cardboard in the same box/bag.
collect in a shopping bag on a door knob.
- Drop-Off centers require
to be separated.
- Scrape or rinse food
- Drain containers well.
- Labels do not need to be
from any containers.
- Flatten containers and
- Remove all lids. Plastic
steel lids can be recycled.
- Newspaper should be
loose. Do Not Bundle or Bag them.
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category(s) or Click
here for a complete list of what we
recycle in Spencer County.
Doubt, Leave it Out!
only takes one
or two items in a load of recyclables to
contaminate the entire load
and make it impossible to recycle. Please follow
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