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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Vacuum Cleaner
This can be taken to one of our electronic recycling events throughout the year. Call 812-663-0960 for dates or check our website.


Vacuum Cleaner Dust

Must be placed in the garbage.


Varnish

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.


Vases

If still in good condition, vases may be donated to local resale shops such as Goodwill, taken to a reuse center, or offered at a tag sale. Vases in any condition are unfortunately not recyclable.

VCR

Accepted at all electronic recycling events. Call 812-663-0960 for dates or check our website.


Video Cassettes

These cannot be recycled locally. GreenDisk (www.greendisk.com) offers a mail-in option for recycling all forms of electronic media and their cases: diskettes, zip disks, CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs, DVDs et al, video tape, audio tape, game cartridges, DAT, DLT, Beta or Digibeta, and virtually all other type of computer tapes, as well as many other forms of "techno-trash". See their site for more information. Otherwise, dispose of video cassettes in the garbage.


Video Game System

Accepted at all electronic recycling events. Call 812-663-0960 for dates or check our website.