Recycling is easier than ever in Dearborn County.

14 drop-off locations open 24/7

See the recycling locations listed below to find the one nearest to you.

Recyclables must be sorted by type and be loose when placed in trailers.

Cardboard Only containers are located at Aurora, Bright Meadows, Lawrenceburg, North Dearborn, and St. Leon locations in addition to the regular trailers.

Sort Separately

Comingle Together

Plastic Bottles, Jugs, & Tubs

Reattach lids.Yogurt and fruit cups OK.


Milk cartons, juice cartons, soup cartons, broth cartons and wine cartons. Remove plastic caps and straws.

If you are still not sure if something can be put in the trailer, we are happy to answer questions. See the Contact Us page for convenient ways to reach the Recycling Center.

Curbside Recycling

Dearborn County Recycling Center does not provide curbside service or containers to residents.
Please call the following numbers for assistance with your curbside recycling pick-up:

City of Lawrenceburg 812-537-7138

City of Greendale 812-537-2125

Hidden Valley Lake 812-537-3091 (HOA- also call for large item disposal)

City of Dillsboro 812-432-3243

Miller Township residents 800-828-8171 (Rumpke)

Rumpke Recycling Container

There is a Rumpke Recycling container at the St. Leon drop-off location. All acceptable materials (listed above) can be placed together in the container. There is no need to sort. Materials must be loose (no bags).

Do you want to know what happens to recyclables that you put in the Rumpke Recycling container? Check out this video of the Rumpke Materials Recovery Facility in Cincinnati.

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AURORA The Heart House 6815 US 50 M
AURORA Aurora Recreation Community Center at 404 Green Blvd.
**Additional Cardboard Collection Container**
M, F
BRIGHT Bright Elementary School 22593 Stateline Rd M, Th
BRIGHT Bright Meadows Park 2095 Einsel Rd
**Additional Cardboard Collection Container**
M, W, F
DILLSBORO Behind the Fire Dept between Front St. & Western Row M, F
GREENDALE Behind Greendale Park Rand St. Th
LAWRENCEBURG County Fairgrounds US 50
**Additional Cardboard Collection Container**
M, Th
MANCHESTER Manchester Ballfields intersection of St. Route 48 & County Farm Rd Tu, Th
MOORES HILL The intersection of Manchester St. & College St. T, F
NEW ALSACE American Legion Post 452 25329 Legion Rd Tu, F
N DEARBORN Lot on Sawdon Ridge Rd 5678 N. Dearborn Rd
**Additional Cardboard Collection Container**
ST. LEON St. Leon Fire Department 28870 St. Joe Dr.
**Additional Cardboard Collection Container**
STATE RT 1 Tanner Valley UM Church 19235 St Rt 1 Tu
YORKVILLE Widolff’s General Store 7981 Yorkridge Rd Th

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