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Accepted for Recycling

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ACIDS See HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Battery Acid, Muriatic Acid, and Hydrochloric Acid: Accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Limit 1 gallon per visit.

ADHESIVES Not accepted in the Tox-Away Program. Read the product label for recommended disposal instructions.

AEROSOL CANS
Accepted for scrap metal at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center. Must be completely empty and depressurized.

AGRICULTURAL PLASTIC
Check the number in the recycling triangle, usually on the bottom of the container. #1 and #2 plastics are accepted at all BCSWMD facilities. Must be empty, clean, and dry. Separate by number. Plastics marked with #3-#7 are not accepted at BCSWMD facilities.

AIR CONDITIONERS See APPLIANCES

ALKALINE BATTERIES See BATTERIES

ALUMINUM CANS
Empty, clean, dry, and loose cans are accepted for recycling at all BCSWMD facilities. Separate from aluminum cans when using the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center. Do not put plastic bags in the recycling bins at the Bartholomew County Landfill, Harrison Township Convenience Site, or Petersville Convenience Site.

ALUMINUM SIDING
Accepted in the scrap metal bin at the Bartholomew County Landfill during regular business hours.

AMMONIA See HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS

AMMUNITION
Contact local law enforcement agencies for information on proper disposal.

ANSWERING MACHINES See ELECTRONICS

ANTIFREEZE See AUTOMOTIVE

APPLIANCES
Refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifiers can be recycled at the Bartholomew County Landfill. $20 per item fee applies. Non-working items without refrigerant can be disposed of in the scrap metal bins at the Bartholomew County Landfill during regular hours. Dishwashers, washers, dryers, ranges/ovens in working condition can be donated at the Bartholomew County Landfill Reuse Center Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30, Saturday 7:30-4:00.

Other options for donating:
Appliance Mart...812.767.4795
Best Buy...1343 N. National Rd., Columbus...812.314.6960
Habitat Restore...►www.habitat.org

ART & CRAFT SUPPLIES
Donate to the Little Red School House for reuse by Bartholomew County educators.

ASBESTOS
Requires special handling by certified contractors. Contact BCSWMD director at 812.376.2614.

ASHES (wood/charcoal/coal)
Dispose of in garbage or at Bartholomew County Landfill when completely cold. Hot ashes can ignite a trash fire.

ASPHALT
Asphalt is considered a bulky waste item for the landfill.

ASPHALT SEALER
If the asphalt sealer is latex-based (you can clean up with water), it must be dried out and then disposed with your trash. Non-latex asphalt sealer is a Household Hazardous Waste, however it is not accepted in the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus Bartholomew Recycling Center. Read the label for recommended disposal instructions.

ASPHALT SHINGLES
May require special handling by a certified contractor. Check with your trash collector.

AUTOMOTIVE FLUIDS
Brake Fluid: Accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Limit 5 gallons per visit.
Motor Oil and Oil Filters: Accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Limit 5 gallons per visit. No gasoline filters. Hydraulic fluid filters are ok.
Transmission fluid: Accepted via the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday - Friday 7:30-4:30. Limit 5 gallons per visit.
Carburetor Cleaner, Engine Degreaser, and Radiator Flush are not accepted in the Tox-Away Program. Read label for disposal instructions.