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Page last updated on December 31, 2021 at 3:58 pm

We will be collecting live trees and live wreaths from now until the end of January.  Your trees/wreaths must be free of wires, decorations, lights, stands etc.  No artificial trees or wreaths.  This is at no charge.  We will pick up only on your yard waste day.  You can check your day on our website at  If you have questions please call 812-349-3443.



The Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department provides curbside collection of trash, recycling and yard waste to single-family residences that are within the city limits.  It also provides trash collection from City parks, municipal parking lots and a number of City operated facilities. For more information or questions concerning sanitation or recycling services, please contact the Sanitation Division at (812) 349-3443.

Questions about what items can be recycled and those that cannot be collected?  Click here to learn more or scan the QR code below with a smartphone’s camera:

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  • Schedule a large item/appliance or extra Friday pick-up collection by completing this on-line form 
  • Yard waste collection program operates between April and December 2022 (program is suspended between January 1 and April 1, 2022).
  • Please do not call Sanitation to report a missed trash/recycling collection until after noon, as collection times vary and crews may occasionally need additional time to complete their routes. 


2022 Holiday Delays: 

  • There will be a one day delay in Sanitation services following only Thanksgiving Day (11/24/2022).  Sanitation customers should place their waste and recycling carts on the curb by 5:00 a.m. one day after this holiday. 
  • Normal trash and recycling operations are in place with no service delays for ALL other federal and city holidays (i.e. Christmas, New Year's Day, MLK Day, Memorial Day, Presidents Day, Juneteenth, Labor Day and Veterans Day).