who we are & what we do

ABOUT US


who we are & what we do

ABOUT US



who we are & what we do

DEARBORN COUNTY RECYCLING CENTER

The Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District was formed in 1993 to inspire and assist residents and businesses within the county to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and properly dispose of solid waste.

The District offers accessible and convenient recycling to county residents in the Drive-Thru Recycling Center open 37 hours each week and 14 drop-off locations available 24/7. The Drive-Thru accepts tires, non-alkaline batteries, appliances, fluorescent bulbs, motor oil and electronics and more. Household chemicals and other hazardous wastes are collected in the Drive-Thru as well. Creation Station, the first reuse program of its kind in southeastern Indiana, is a clearinghouse for materials that are made available to any Dearborn County teacher or not-for-profit educator.The District offers free educational programs to youth and adults, schools, community organizations and individuals on a variety of topics.

Executive Board

The District is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors, appointed by virtue of their elected positions. Please see the meeting schedule below for a complete list of meeting dates, times, and locations.

  • Rick Probst, County Commissioner, Board President
  • Tim Doll, Representative, County Council, Board Secretary
  • Allen Goodman, County Commissioner
  • Jim Thatcher, County Commissioner
  • Kelly Mollaun, Mayor of Lawrenceburg
  • Vince Karsteter, Mayor of Greendale
  • Bryan Messmore, City Coordinator, Lawrenceburg
  • Doug Garner, Pillar Law Group, Attorney

Citizens Advisory Committee

Nine members of the community serve on the Citizens Advisory Committee. The CAC was formed to collect public input and present it to the Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District Board. The committee shall study subjects as specified by the Board and may recommend additional subjects for study. Please see the meeting schedule below for a complete list of meeting dates, times, and locations.
  • Bernadine Ickenroth
  • Deb Crosby
  • Linda Johnson
  • Nancy Lillie
  • Debbie South
  • Alan Weiss

Staff

David Hogg, Director, director@dearborncounty.in.gov

Julie Robinson, Reuse Coordinator, reuse@dearborncounty.in.gov

Stefanie Hoffmeier, Educator, educator@dearborncounty.in.gov

David Craig, Operations Manager

Randy Stenger, Assistant Operations Manager

2024 Board Meetings

Dearborn County Solid Waste Board of Directors meetings will be held at the Dearborn County Administration Building, 215 West High St., Lawrenceburg, IN, in the multi-purpose room on the third floor. The July meeting will be held at the Dearborn County Recycling Center. The meetings are held on the on the following dates at 11:00 am: January 18 (joint meeting with CAC), March 21, May 16, July 18 (joint meeting with CAC), September 19, and November 21

The DCSWMD Citizen’s Advisory Committee will meet at the Dearborn County Recycling Center, 10700 Prospect Lane, Aurora, IN at 5:00 pm on the following dates: January 18 (11:00am joint meeting with the Board), March 12, May 14, July 18 (11:00am joint meeting with Board), September 10, and November 12

The joint meeting with the Board and CAC on January 18 will be held at the Dearborn County Administration Building. The joint meeting with the Board and CAC on July 18 will be held at the Dearborn County Recycling Center.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District is to foster a sense of responsibility and inspire action by Dearborn County residents to reduce solid waste by creating an awareness and commitment to reduction, reuse and recycling programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District is to foster a sense of responsibility and inspire action by Dearborn County residents to reduce solid waste by creating an awareness and commitment to reduction, reuse and recycling programs.

Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

Monthly Newsletters

As part of the Recycling Center's effort to maintain an informed public, it publishes monthly newsletters with information about current and upcoming events and general recycling information. Newsletters are sent out once per month. We never sell or distribute email addresses.
Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

Annual Reports

As part of the Recycling Center's effort to maintain an informed public it publishes an Annual Report. Please click a year to access its report. Additional reports available upon request.
Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

Annual Reports

As part of the Recycling Center's effort to maintain an informed public it publishes an Annual Report. Please click a year to access its report. Additional reports available upon request.
Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

Indiana Department of Local Government Finance

To access financial information (per SB131) about the Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District, as reported through the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance please follow these links.

To access more information on the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance Dashboard (per IC 5-14-3.7)

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To review our Community Guidelines

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Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District

Indiana Department of Local Government Finance

To access financial information (per SB131) about the Dearborn County Solid Waste Management District, as reported through the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance please follow these links.

To access more information on the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance Dashboard (per IC 5-14-3.7)

Click Here

To review our Community Guidelines

Click Here