Recycling

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Recycling Truck

The City provides curbside recycling to residents of West Lafayette living in houses or apartments of 4 units or less. Recycling is great for the environment while saving money by avoiding landfill fees. The City is also able to sell some items that are collected for recycling at our drop-off center. The avoided landfill fees, along with the income from items sold, help offset some of the costs of collecting waste items.
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The City is now providing you with a 48-gallon recycling cart with a yellow lid. These carts are for recycling only; please do not use them for trash. If you are an avid recycler and feel that the 48-gallon cart is not large enough, you can request a 96-gallon cart instead for no additional cost. Items do not need to be separated in the recycling cart. Please do not place items in the bike lanes.
 
Please do not assume we will run the route the same time each week. We have various drivers who may travel the route differently. Have the cans at your property line by 7:00 am the day of collection or risk a missed pick up. Please do not set items out earlier than 5:00 pm the night before your pick up. 
 
The following clean items can be commingled in the cart for curbside pick-up:
    • Mixed Paper (junk mail, magazines, etc.)
    • Flattened cardboard
    • Newspaper
    • Cardboard juice boxes
    • Plastic grocery bags
    • Aluminum & tin cans
    • Glass bottles & jars
    • Plastic (1-7), No styrofoam please.
Please keep in mind that we do not accept food waste, styrofoam, or diapers in the recycle cart. Those items should be put in the garbage or disposed of separately. 

We do NOT accept the following items for recycling:

    • Televisions, computer monitors, printers
    • Window glass or glass dishes
    • Aluminum foil
    • Dirt or Sod
    • Concrete, bricks or gravel
    • Refrigerators, freezers & dehumidifiers
    • Tires
    • Hazardous chemicals 
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West Lafayette, IN 47906

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