The Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District is a registered collector in Indiana's E-Waste Program. For more information about this program,
please visit IDEM's Website.
Residential Electronics Recycling Program
BCSWMD will accept nearly any small appliance or electronic device with a cord at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center or Bartholomew County Landfill during normal operation hours. The following items are excluded from the accepted items; Console or projection televisions (can still be disposed in the landfill), non-intact appliances/TVs (ex. cannibalized), items primarily made of glass or ceramics, and CFC- containing appliances (Landfill still accepts for a fee). The District reserves the rights to refuse any items for recycling that are disruptive to our recycling efforts (i.e. non-residential quantities of materials, items containing radioactive materials or liquids, etc). The following is a partial list of accepted items;
Computer CPU's, Computer monitors, Laptop computers, Netbooks/tablets, Printers, Scanners, Accessories- Mice, keyboards, Cables, cords
Fax machines, Copiers, Desk Phones, Cell Phones, Surge protectors, Backup power supplies, Modems, Shredders, Battery Chargers, Calculators,
Televisions, excluding consoles and projection TV's
Microwave ovens, Toaster ovens, Toasters, Blenders, Mixers, Food sealers, Vacuum sweepers, Electric space heaters, Curling irons, Flat irons, Hair dryers, Radios,
Food dehydrators, Food processors, Irons, Alarm Clocks, Corded weed eaters, Corded leaf blowers, Corded hedge trimmers, Bread makers, Stereos, Turntables,
CD Players, DVD Players, Receivers, Gaming systems, Projectors, Corded power tools, Electric skillets, Coffee/tea makers, VCR's, Sound Systems
If your item is not included on this list please contact BCSWMD Offices to make sure it can be recycled.