Solid Waste Management District

About Solid Waste Management

Knox County Solid Waste Management District oversees the county-wide recycling programs, investigates illegal solid waste dumping activities and enforces the related ordinances. We plan and support educational and promotional projects pertaining to recycling and proper waste disposal.

What you can recycle

  • Plastics 1 (soda bottles0 and 2 (milk jugs)
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Junk Mail/Mixed Paper
  • Aluminum Cans (soda cans)
  • Steel/Tin Cans (soup cans)

Household Hazardous Waste is collected every Thursday at the Vincennes Recycling Center.

Main Office

  • 1303 Willow Street
  • Vincennes, IN 47591
  • 812-895-4878
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

 Vincennes Recycling Center

  • 1600 Bayou Street
  • Vincennes, IN 47591
  • 812-885-2520
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm; Sat 8am-2pm

Bicknell Recycling Center

  • 303 East 1st Street
  • Bicknell, IN 47512
  • 812-735-2501
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm

Recycling Trailers

  • Monroe City - Blue Jean Center
  • Oaktown - Railroad Street
  • Sandborn - Off Hwy 67 North