Solid Waste District

The Harrison County Solid Waste District offers Recycling Programs, Special Recycling Services, Adopt-A-Road Programs and other special programs to the residents of Harrison County,

Recycling Programs:

Where to Recycle:

    Corydon - 3151 Progress Blvd. Corydon, IN 47112 (Corydon Recycling Center)
    Elizabeth - 5077 Main Street, Elizabeth, IN 47117 (Old Elizabeth Grade School)
    Lanesville - Lanesville Jaycees property (near Gresham Park)
    Palmyra - 2090 Hwy 150NE (the old DOT scale station near Buffalo Trace Park)

When to drop off your recycling items:

  • Corydon Recycling Center is open Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 5:30pm. The outside recycling bins are for after hours use and are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. During operating hours, please come inside. Do not leave pay items at the Corydon Facility after hours.
  • Elizabeth, Lanesville and Palmyra locations are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

During operating hours at the Corydon Facility a district employee will be on-site to help you with your materials.

No Dumping. Dumped materials make a big mess. Centers at Elizabeth, Lanesville and Palmyra are open 24/7

What to Recycle:

  • Newspapers & Newspaper Inserts
  • Cardboard & Paperboard (cereal boxes, shoe, shipping, & similar boxes)
  • Steel/Tin Cans
  • Plastic Bottles/Jugs & Other (RECYCLING #’s 1 & 2 only)  
  • Aluminum Beverage Cans
  • Clear. Brown, or Green Glass Bottles or Jars 
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Household Batteries
  • Car Batteries
  • Junk Mail, Shredded Paper, Office Paper -  No bubble wrap or Styrofoam

    Please rinse all cans, bottles, jars, and jugs.
    Labels on jars and bottles do not need to be removed.
    If plastic containers have a number other than 1 or 2, they can be taken at the Corydon Facility only.    

Special Recycling Services:

These special services include a service fee. This fee is due in advance and is CASH or CHECK ONLY.

  • Tire Disposal
  • Electronics
  • Paint
  • Flourescent Bulbs
  • Construction Waste/Furniture/Carpet   

Paid Items can only be taken during office hours - (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) Please call ahead with these items
Appliance and Scrap Metal (There is no fee for these items)

Adopt-A-County Road Program:

Join with us as we strive to keep Harrison County clean. The Adopt-A-County Road program allows us to work together with you to keep our County roads free of debris.

    Program Requirements:

        You must adopt at least one mile of county road
        Plan to pick up trash along both sides of the road four times a year
        Contact the Solid Waste District a few days before each of your collection days.

Services Provided:

        Two Adopt-A-County Road signs will be made with your name and the length of your adopted stretch. The signs will be visable in both directions.
        The Solid Waste District will furnish the bags for the trash for your collection days
        Employees with the Harrison County Highway Department will pick up bagged trash within two working business days after the collection.

How to Start:

        Contact the Solid Waste District at 812-738-8415 for any registration questions.
        Complete the attached PDF Registration form Adopt-A-County Road Registration Form

Please Note:

The Solid Waste District does not accept trash and there is not currently a place to take loads of trash in Harrison County. If you are in need of local trash services please call a local trash collection service such as Waste Management at Ph#812-738-8393 or Rumpke at Ph#800-678-6753. Dumpster service rental can also be arranged with several local businesses.

    Listing of Locations to take trash:

        Meade County Solid Waste & Recycling
        Brandenburg, KY

        Clark & Floyd County Landfill
        Borden, IN 47106