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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Juice Bottles (glass and plastic)
Accepted with curbside recycling or recycling centers. You may keep caps on but please wash the bottle out!

Juice Boxes

Not recyclable locally, but check for fund-raising opportunities for your school.
Juice Cans (metal): Accepted with curbside recycling or at recycling centers.

Juice Concentrate Containers
Unfortunately, not recyclable and must be placed in the garbage. The cardboard the tube is made is coated and therefore not recyclable. The metal ends when just thrown in loose fall through the machines and end up in the trash.

Junk Mail

Accepted with curbside recycling or at one of our recycling centers. Shred any items with important numbers like credit card or social security numbers, or ask at your local financial institution if they take items to be shredded.  To reduce what you receive, go to or You may also bring items that need shredded to one of our shredding events throughout the year. Check our website for dates.