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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Radiator Flush
This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.


Rags

These can be used for many household cleaning projects. Unfortunately, not recyclable and must be placed in the garbage after you're done re-using them.


Rechargeable Batteries

Rechargeable batteries contain hazardous materials. This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.


Refrigerants

This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.


Riding Lawn Mower

Before disposing of any lawn mower, remove the gas and oil and recycle them properly at one of our Tox-a-Way day events. Mowers may be accepted by local scrap metal dealers.


Rodent Killer

This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.


Roofing

Check with your landfill or trash hauler.


Roofing Tar

This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.

  • Latex Roofing Tar - This is not a hazardous waste. It can be disposed of in the regular garbage, once it is dried out.


Root Killer

This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.


Rust Inhibitor

This is a hazardous material and must be taken to one of our Tox-a-Way events. Please call 812-663-0960 for dates or visit our website.