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SAWDUST Dispose of in garbage.
SCANNERS See ELECTRONICS
SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERIES See BATTERIES
SEPTIC TANK CLEANER Dispose of in garbage.
SHEETROCK See CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLISION DEBRIS
Not recyclable. Dispose of in garbage or donate for reuse if in good condition.
Shredded paper is accepted at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center during regular hours. It must be separated from other paper types in a clear, plastic bag.
SIDING See CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLISION DEBRIS
If the siding contains asbestos, call the BCSWMD director at 812-376-2614.
Dispose of at the Bartholomew County Landfill or donate for reuse if in good condition.
SMOKE DETECTORS See HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
If the solvent can be cleaned with water, let it dry out and dispose of in the garbage. If mineral spirits are necessary for cleanup, it is considered a Household Hazardous Waste and is accepted in the Tox-Away Program at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center Tuesday-Friday 7:30-4:30. 5 gallon limit per visit.
SPORTING GOODS Not recyclable. Donate for reuse if in good condition or dispose of in garbage.
STAINS See PAINTSTEEL CANS
Not accepted at BCSWMD facilities for recycling.
Plastic Recycling, Inc., 7601 Rockville Road, Indianapolis, has drop off containers for molded Styrofoam blocks, clean food service containers, and coolers. Items must be marked #6. No packing peanuts, lids, or straws.
Hypodermic needles should not be placed in the trash or recycling! Syringes and needles are accepted for safe disposal at the Bartholomew County Health Department Public Nursing Division, 2675 Foxpointe Drive, Suite B. Call 812-379-1555 for more information.