Telephone
Landline phones and cell phones are accepted at all SEIRD recycling centers.

Television Sets
Accepted at all SEIRD recycling centers for a $15.00 fee. The tubes contain at least four pounds of lead and other toxic materials. Accepted at all SEIRD recycling centers for a $15.00 fee per unit. The tubes contain at least four pounds of lead and other toxic materials.

Textiles
Charitable organizations (Salvation Army, Goodwill, local churches) and SEIRD Reuse centers often take usable clothing. Clothing that is not appropriate for reuse (torn, stained) can be used as rags.

Thermometers & Thermostats
Mercury is a silvery liquid. If you have a thermometer with mercury in it, bring to the SEIRD processing center in the Jefferson Proving Grounds north of Madison or save for special HHW collections at SEIRD recycling centers. If the thermometer has red or blue liquid, it does not contain mercury and may be put in the trash. Thermostats are also accepted.

Tiles
Landfill or transfer station. There may be a disposal fee.

Tin Cans
Accepted at SEIRD recycling centers and by curbside programs. Rinse thoroughly. Labels are ok.

Tires
Tires can be disposed of at SEIRD recycling centers for nominal fees.

  • 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

Tissue Paper
Unfortunately, not recyclable and must be placed in the garbage.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner
This is a hazardous material and must be brought to the SEIRD processing center in the Jefferson Proving Grounds north of Madison or saved for special HHW collections at SEIRD county recycling centers.

Toilet Paper
Toilet paper is not recyclable. However, the cardboard tubes may be included with paper recycling.(The cardboard tubes from paper towels may also be recycled.)

Toilets
Check with your trash hauler.

Toys
Charitable organizations (SEIRD reuse centers, Salvation Army, Goodwill, local churches) may take those in good condition. Most toys are not recyclable and, if not in reusable condition, must be placed in the garbage. Plastic toys are not recyclable even if they show the recycling (chasing arrows) symbol. If there is no number inside the arrows, that just means that it contains recycled materials. Toys containing toxic lead and/or mercury may be brought to the SEIRD processing center in the Jefferson Proving Grounds north of Madison. Please call 812-574-4080 to schedule a drop-off time.

Transmission Fluid
This is a hazardous material and must be brought to the SEIRD processing center in the Jefferson Proving Grounds north of Madison or saved for special HHW collections at SEIRD county recycling centers.

Trash Compactor
Considered scrap metal and can be brought to SEIRD recycling centers or offered to scrap metal dealers.

Trees & Brush
Placing trees and brush in the trash is prohibited by state regulations. Compost when possible. Your community may offer compost collection service. Burning is also prohibited by law.

Typewriter (old-style metal)
Considered scrap metal and accepted by SEIRD and local metal dealers.

Typewriter (plastic body)
Accepted at SEIRD recycling centers.

Tyvek Envelopes
Tyvek envelopes cannot be put in your paper recycling. However, they are recyclable through a program that converts them into construction materials as an alternative to wood. To participate, turn a Tyvek envelope inside out, so the unprinted white surface shows on the outside. Stuff it with other used Tyvek envelopes for recycling. When full, address and mail to: Tyvek Recycle 2400 Elliham Ave. Richmond, VA 23237. You can also call 1-866-33-TYVEK and ask about the pouch program for recycling. Each pouch holds approximately 200 used Tyvek envelopes.

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