SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA
RECYCLING DISTRICT

Batesville Area
Recycling Center

Batesville, IN 47006
Phone: 812.801.9099

Recycling Center Hours:

Mon., Wed., Fri. 1:00-6:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am-Noon

The The Center is for use by the residents of Ripley and Franklin Counties only. During business hours, Batesville residents may drop off “difficult disposal” items such as tires, electronics, refrigerant bearing items, rechargeable and auto batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and grocery bags.  Containers located at the front of the building are for standard recyclable items. These containers are ONLY for the use of residents who DO NOT have curbside recycling available to them. Trash should not to be placed in the recycling containers at any time. Security cameras are utilized to prevent abuse. Please obey all signage regarding traffic flow and parking at the center. Please note the non-acceptable and acceptable items on the containers.

Special Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections at the Batesville Center are scheduled for April and August.

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Batesville Area Recycle Center
616 John Street
Batesville, IN 47006
812.801.9099
Recycling Center: Mon., Wed., Fri. 1:00-6:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am-Noon

Recycling cardboard at the new Batedville area recycle center. The The Center is for use by the residents of Ripley and Franklin Counties only. During business hours, Batesville residents may drop off “difficult disposal” items such as tires, electronics, refrigerant bearing items, rechargeable and auto batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and grocery bags.  Containers located at the front of the building are for standard recyclable items. These containers are ONLY for the use of residents who DO NOT have curbside recycling available to them. Trash should not to be placed in the recycling containers at any time. Security cameras are utilized to prevent abuse. Please obey all signage regarding traffic flow and parking at the center. Please note the non-acceptable and acceptable items on the containers.

Special Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections at the Batesville Center are scheduled for April and August.

SEIRD Recycle Centers no longer accept any oil-based paints and stains except on designated HHW collection days. Any unlabeled/unidentifiable items or latex paints can no longer be accepted. Fluorescent tubes and bulbs are the only HHW drop off items accepted at this recycling center during normal business hours. There is $1.00 per bulb charge for businesses and organizations.


Please consult the downloadable brochure for your county on this website to confirm exact collection dates and times. Residents of the Southeastern Indiana Recycling District may dispose of HHW year-round (during regular business hours) at the Jefferson County Recycling Center in Madison.


Pharmaceutical waste disposal including non-controlled and controlled medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the following locations in Ripley and Franklin counties: Ripley County Sheriff and Health Departments, Franklin County Sheriff and Health Departments, Batesville Police Department, and Margaret Mary Hospital.

Batesville Area  Recycle Center


Click HERE to download the
Batesville Area Recycling
Winter 2016 PDF
brochure of accepted recyclables
and other information.


2017 Holiday Closings
January 16
Martin Luther King Day
February 20:
President’s Day
April 14:
Good Friday






Click HERE to download the
Batesville Area Recycling
Winter 2016 PDF
brochure of accepted recyclables
and other information.


2017 Holiday Closings
January 16
Martin Luther King Day
February 20:
President’s Day
April 14:
Good Friday

 



Accepted for Recycling

ACCEPTED RECYCLABLES

PAPER PRODUCTS

  • CORRUGATED CARDBOARD & PAPERBOARD
    Boxes should be broken down and flattened.
  • NEWSPAPERS
    Must be dry.
  • MIXED PAPER
    Office, computer paper, junk mail. Keep dry.
  • MAGAZINES
    Materials including magazines and unwanted Phone books. Must be kept dry.
PLASTIC BAGS

  • Clean, dry plastic grocery bags. Also shrink wrap, dry cleaner bags, drink carton wraps.

PLASTICS #1 & #2 & #3 & #7

  • PETE or #1 BOTTLES
    Soft drink, soda, water bottles. Please rinse.
  • HDPE or #2 bottles. Milk & juice jugs, detergent & bleach containers. Please rinse.
  • #3-#7 Bottle Shaped Containers Only. Please Rinse.

GLASS

  • GLASS BOTTLES
    All glass food and beverage bottles: clear, green, brown. Please rinse.

ELECTRONICS

  • COMPUTERS & MONITORS
  • TELEVISIONS, STEREOS, DVD PLAYERS, PHONES, VCRS, PRINTERS, SCANNERS.
    Electronic devices with a screen:$15 per unit.

FLUORESCENT BULBS

  • Disposal of Fluorescent Bulbs is free for residents. The fee for all businesses and organizations is $1 per bulb.

BATTERIES

  • CAR BATTERIES
    Must not be cracked and must have caps on cells.
  • RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES
    Rechargeable batteries are accepted. Please no alkaline batteries.

METALS & ALUMINUM

  • ALUMINUM
    Soft drink and beer cans. Please rinse and separate from metal cans.
  • STEEL/TIN
    Food, soup, vegetables, etc. Please wash.
  • SCRAP METAL
    Remove gas tanks, fuels, batteries from appliances. No wire fencing.

REFRIGERANTS

  • ACCEPTABLE ITEMS INCLUDE: Refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifiers, $15 per unit.

USED TIRES

  • AUTO/PICK UP (limit 10) $2 off rim, $3 on rim
  • LARGE TRACTOR TIRE (limit 4) $20 off rim, $25 on rim
  • SEMI TRUCK TIRES (limit 4) $6 off rim, $10 on rim
  • SUPER SINGLE: $10
  • BOBCAT/LIFT/SKID STEER: $3
  • ATV: $1

Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal
Pharmaceutical waste disposal including non-controlled and controlled medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the following locations in Ripley and Franklin counties: Ripley County Sheriff and Health Departments, Franklin County Sheriff and Health Departments, Batesville Police Department, and Margaret Mary Hospital.

Rules for Recycling

  • No commercial materials accepted  
  • Do not leave items after facility has closed
  • Please find an attendant if you have tires, appliances, televisions, or need assistance in unloading your items.
  • Please remove all lids from containers and rinse thoroughly.

SEIRD Franklin County Reuse Center
Located at the Franklin Co. Recycling Center
Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 9:00am-3:00pm and Sat. 9:00am-Noon

  • All Items are FREE!
  • Smoke-Free Facility
  • No Food or Drink
  • Children must be attended at all times

Items Accepted

  • Working Household appliances
  • Computers
  • Electronics
  • Bicycles
  • Lawnmowers and other yard equipment
  • Electric and hand tools
  • Clean Clothing
  • Exercise equipment
  • Books
  • Knick-knacks
  • Housewares
  • Good paint and painting products in original containers
  • Toys
  • Other useful and reusable items
  • Please respect the generosity of others
  • Take only what you need

Do Not Bring

  • Broken/intermittent or non-working equipment
  • Toilets
  • Items covered with dirt or bird droppings
  • Dirty or ripped clothing
  • Underwear or hats
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Mattresses or bedding
  • Old paints that have been frozen, dried, thinned or contaminated
  • Books with mold/mildew, missing covers and/or pages
  • Items that are potentially hazardous because of flaws or faults
For information about volunteering, please call SEIRD at 812-574-4080.

ACCEPTED RECYCLABLES

PAPER PRODUCTS

  • CORRUGATED CARDBOARD & PAPERBOARD
    Boxes should be broken down and flattened.
  • NEWSPAPERS
    Must be dry.
  • MIXED PAPER
    Office, computer paper, junk mail. Keep dry.
  • MAGAZINES
    Materials including magazines and unwanted Phone books. Must be kept dry.
PLASTIC BAGS

  • Clean, dry plastic grocery bags. Also shrink wrap, dry cleaner bags, drink carton wraps.

PLASTICS #1 & #2 & #3 & #7

  • PETE or #1 BOTTLES Soft drink, soda, water bottles. Please rinse.
  • HDPE or #2 bottles. Milk & juice jugs, detergent & bleach containers. Please rinse.
  • #3-#7 Bottle Shaped Containers Only. Please rinse.

GLASS

  • GLASS BOTTLES
    All glass food and beverage bottles: clear, green, brown. Please rinse.

ACCEPTED PROBLEM WASTES

ELECTRONICS

  • COMPUTERS & MONITORS
  • TELEVISIONS, STEREOS, DVD PLAYERS, PHONES, VCRS, PRINTERS, SCANNERS.
    Electronic devices with a screen:$15 per unit.

FLUORESCENT BULBS

  • Disposal of Fluorescent Bulbs is free for residents. The fee for all businesses and organizations is $1 per bulb.

BATTERIES

  • CAR BATTERIES
    Must not be cracked and must have caps on cells.
  • RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES
    Rechargeable batteries are accepted. Please no alkaline batteries.

METALS & ALUMINUM

  • ALUMINUM
    Soft drink and beer cans. Please rinse and separate from metal cans.
  • STEEL/TIN
    Food, soup, vegetables, etc. Please wash.
  • SCRAP METAL
    Remove gas tanks, fuels, batteries from appliances. No wire fencing.

REFRIGERANTS

  • ACCEPTABLE ITEMS INCLUDE: Refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifiers, $15 per unit.

USED TIRES

  • AUTO/PICK UP (limit 10) $2 off rim, $3 on rim
  • LARGE TRACTOR TIRE (limit 4) $20 off rim, $25 on rim
  • SEMI TRUCK TIRES (limit 4) $6 off rim, $10 on rim
  • SUPER SINGLE: $10
  • BOBCAT/LIFT/SKID STEER: $3
  • ATV: $1

Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal

Pharmaceutical waste disposal including non-controlled and controlled medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the following locations in Ripley and Franklin counties: Ripley County Sheriff and Health Departments, Franklin County Sheriff and Health Departments, Batesville Police Department, and Margaret Mary Hospital.


The following items will not be accepted:

  • Fuel tanks
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Window or plate glass
  • Paper/Cardboard that is wet
  • Alkaline batteries

Rules for Recycling

  • No commercial materials accepted  
  • Do not leave items after facility has closed
  • Please find an attendant if you have tires, appliances, televisions, or need assistance in unloading your items.
  • Please remove all lids from containers and rinse thoroughly
For information about volunteering, please call SEIRD at 812.574.4080.

Southeastern Indiana Recycling District (SEIRD) ● 6556 North Shun Pike Road, JPG #534 ● Madison, IN 47250 ● 1.800.997.4793