Recycling Center

Acceptable Recyclable Materials




Aluminum Cans Beverage Cans, Aluminum Foil, Pie Pans, Etc. Aluminum Chairs, Siding, Etc.
Cardboard Flattened Cardboard, Boxboard (Cereal, Shoe, Detergent Boxes, Ect.), Dog/Cat Feed Bags, Paper Grocery Bags, Etc. Please remove styrofoam and liners
Glass Clear and Brown Food and Beverage Lids, Window Glass, Ceramics, Light Bulbs, Cookware
Magazines Magazines, Junk Mail, Office Paper, Telephone Books, Soft Cover Books.

Hard Cover Books: You may separate the covers and recycle them as cardboard, and recycle the pages as paper.

Wet Magazines
Medical Waste Information Below Unacceptable
Metal Appliances Information Below Unacceptable
Metal Cans Food Cans (Labels may be left on) Clothes Hangers, Skillets, Utensils, Pans, Paint Cans, Etc.
Newspaper Dry Newspaper Wet Newspaper
Packing Peanuts Information Below Unacceptable
Plastics #1 and #2 Jugs and Bottles Lids, Oil Jugs, Antifreeze Jugs, Party Trays, Clear Plastic Coverings or Wrappings, Plastic Utensils, Shopping Bags



All eleven Goodwill stores in southern Indiana are now accepting technological items for recycling. It’s FREE! You can now recycle your used computers, computer equipment, cell phones, printers, scanners, cords, USB drives, fax machines and more simply by dropping the item off at the nearest participating Goodwill!


Bedford Recycling:

They can be contacted by calling (812) 275-6883 and are located at 904 Summit & H Street. They accept salvaged metals such as aluminum, steel, copper, VCRs, Computer Processing Units (CPUs), laptop computers, stereos, printers, microwaves, fans, radios, telephones, curling irons, hair dryers, power tools, speakers, calculators, keyboards, toasters, coffee makers, and other counter-top appliances. There is a fee to recycle these items with Bedford Recycling.


Medical Waste Recycling:

We are currently researching the best options for medical waste recycling and disposal.  If you know of any local options please feel free to contact us by writing a short message from our Contact Us page.


Metal Appliance Recycling:

Contact Bedford Recycling at (812) 275-6883. Most salvaged metals and electronics are accepted.

For additional information on recycling appliances and electronics, we found‘s Appliance and Electronics Recycling guide to be very useful!


Packing Peanut Recycling:

Contact your local UPS Store or Mail Boxes Etc. The material must be cleaned and free of debris.


Lawrence County Solid Waste

3326 Mitchell Road

Bedford In 47421