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 bottles), 2 (milk jugs), 3 and 7
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Junk Mail/Mixed Paper
  • Aluminum Cans (soda cans)
  • Steel/Tin Cans (soup cans)
  • Glass (food and beverages)

Each drop off center or trailer takes different types of recyclables. Please check to see which ones to determine where you want to recycle.

Household Hazardous Waste is collected every Thursday next to the Vincennes Street Department location.

Main Office

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

 Vincennes Street Department – Curb Side Recycling

  • 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 times may vary

Recycling Trailers

  • Monroe City - Blue Jean Center
  • Oaktown - Railroad Street
  • Sandborn - Off Hwy 67 North
  • Decker – next to former Elementary School

Republic Services

        2706 N 2nd Street

        Vincennes IN 47591

812-882-1215

        Hours M-F  8am-5pm Sat 8am-12