SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA
RECYCLING DISTRICT

Franklin County
Recycling and Reuse Center

Located off of U.S. Highway 52
(West of Brookville)
9076 Landfill Rd.
Metamora, IN
Phone: 765.647.6710

Reuse Center
13042 US HWY 52
Metamora, IN

Recycling Center Hours:

Mon.-Sat. 8:30am-3:00pm
Reuse Center Hours:
Tues., Thurs., 9:00am-3:00pm
and Sat. 9:00am-Noon


This site accepts Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) such as cleaning chemicals, oil based paints and stains, insecticides and herbicides, etc. Special collections will fall on designated Saturdays in April and August throughout the year. 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.

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.

Franklin County Graphic Header
Located off of U.S. Highway 52 (West of Brookville)
9076 Landfill Rd.
Metamora, IN 47030
765.647.6710
Recycling Center: Mon.-Sat. 8:30am-3:00pm
Reuse Center: 13042 US HWY 52, Metamora, IN.
Tues. and Thurs. 9:00am-3:00pm and Sat. 9:00am-Noon

Franklin County Reuse Youth ClothingA service of the Southeastern Indiana Recycling District and Franklin County.
This site accepts Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) such as cleaning chemicals, oil based paints and stains, insecticides and herbicides, etc.
Special collections will fall on designated Saturdays in April and August throughout the year. 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.

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.


Franklin Reuese Center Adult jackets

Pharmaceutical waste disposal including non-controlled medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the Franklin County Health Dept. during normal business hours. The Franklin County Sheriff's Dept. (located at 371 Main St.) in Brookville houses a drop box where controlled medications can be disposed of seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Franklin Count Recycling Center


Click HERE to download the
Franklin County Recycling & Reuse
Summer 2017 PDF
brochure of accepted recyclables
and other information.


2017 Holiday Closings
July 4:
Independence Day
September 4:
Labor Day
October 9:
Columbus Day






Click HERE to download the
Franklin County Recycling & Reuse
Summer 2017 PDF
brochure of accepted recyclables
and other information.


2017 Holiday Closings
July 4:
Independence Day
September 4:
Labor Day
October 9:
Columbus Day

 



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

  • PETE or #1 BOTTLES
    Soft drink, soda, water bottles. Please rinse.
  • HDPE or #2 bottles. Milk & juice jugs, detergent & bleach containers. Please rinse and seperate.

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.

OIL, FILTERS, ANTIFREEZE

  • Limit: 5 gallons of motor oil.

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 medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the Franklin County Health Dept. during normal business hours. The Franklin County Sheriff's Dept. (located at 371 Main St.) in Brookville houses a drop box where controlled medications can be disposed of seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

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

Please help us by following these simples rules:

  • Leave reusable items only. No trash, broken, stained, dirty, or ripped items.
  • Shopping is limited to one time per week.
  • Limit shopping time to 20 minutes - No loitering.
  • Items taken are not to be sold. No items are to be put in yard sales, consignment shops, or Ebay as examples.
  • Limit of 4 items per person, except clothing.
  • Limit of 5 books.
  • Please show attendant items that you intend to leave on site.
  • The attendant has the right to distribute items at his/her discretion.
  • Please help keep clothing neatly folded or hung.
  • This facility is provided for the citizens of Franklin County to share/swap/exchange items that are in good condition/working order.

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

  • PETE or #1 BOTTLES
    Soft drink, soda, water bottles. Please rinse.
  • HDPE or #2 bottles. Milk & juice jugs, detergent & bleach containers. Please rinse and seperate.

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.

OIL, FILTERS, ANTIFREEZE

  • Limit: 5 gallons of motor oil.

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 medications, syringes, etc. are accepted at the Franklin County Health Dept. during normal business hours. The Franklin County Sheriff's Dept. (located at 371 Main St.) in Brookville houses a drop box where controlled medications can be disposed of seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

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 County Recycling Center, 13042 US HWY 52, Metamora
Phone:
765.647.6710
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

Please help us by following these simples rules:

  • Leave reusable items only. No trash, broken, stained, dirty, or ripped items.
  • Shopping is limited to one time per week.
  • Limit shopping time to 20 minutes - No loitering.
  • Items taken are not to be sold. No items are to be put in yard sales, consignment shops, or Ebay as examples.
  • Limit of 4 items per person, except clothing.
  • Limit of 5 books.
  • Please show attendant items that you intend to leave on site.
  • The attendant has the right to distribute items at his/her discretion.
  • Please help keep clothing neatly folded or hung.
  • This facility is provided for the citizens of Franklin County to share/swap/exchange items that are in good condition/working order.

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.

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