It is important to read product labels to know the chemical content and heed any warnings regarding proper usage.
We have designed these pages to help you properly dispose of anything and everything.
There are hundreds of items listed alphabetically.
Click on the letter your item begins with and you will link to the appropriate page.
If you can't find your item, please call the Decatur County Solid Waste Management District office at 812-663-0960.

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Egg Cartons
Unfortunately, not recyclable. Reuse if possible, or place in the garbage.  Useful as drawer organizers or for art projects.


Electronics

Accepted at all Electronic recycling events and Tox-a-way Day.


Engine Degreaser

This is a hazardous material and must be brought to one of our Tox-a-Way days throughout the year. Please call or visit our website for Tox-a-Way event dates.  

Envelopes

Even with stamps and plastic windows, envelopes are accepted. Place with curbside recycling or at one of our recycling centers.


Epoxy

This is a hazardous material and must be brought to one of our Tox-a-Way days throughout the year. Please call or visit our website for Tox-a-Way event dates.  


Explosives

Contact local law enforcement.


Eyeglasses

Collected at optometrist offices in the District for distribution by Lions Clubs.