Drive Thru

Drive Thru

Dearborn County Residents Only
10700 Prospect Lane, Aurora IN 47001

The following items are accepted

  • Batteries
  • Cooking Oil
  • Electronics
    Computers, monitors, phones, small kitchen appliances etc.
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Hardcover Books
  • Mercury Products
    Fluorescent bulbs, thermometers etc.
  • Metal
    Various items, scrap, etc.
  • Motor Oil and Oil Filters
Businesses may use the drive thru service. Fees apply.

Click here for accepted items and fees.

The following items are accepted

  • Televisions
    $15 each
  • Appliances
    $10 each (Contain or have contained Freon)
  • Tires (price per tire)
    $.25 bicycle
    $1 ATV/mower/motorcycle
    $1 passenger off rim
    $2 passenger on rim
    $4 forklift/bobcat
    $5 semi
    $8 super single
    $20 tractor

Fees may be paid in cash or with a check made out to Dearborn County Recycling Center.

FREE on-site

Document Shredding

Monday - Friday 9am-4pm, Wednesday 9am-6pm.

All plastics and metals (except standard staples) must be removed before arrival.

This service is offered for confidential documents such as tax forms, medical records and financial statements. It is not intended for items such as magazines or junk mail. Shredding is free for county residents. Fees apply for business customers.
Please see fee information here.

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Also Recycle These Items in the Drive-Thru:


Recycling Center will be closed for these holidays:

New Year’s Day - Wednesday, January 1st
Martin Luther King Day -  Monday, January 20th
Presidents Day - Monday, February 17th
Good Friday - Friday, April 10th
Memorial Day - Monday, May 25th
Independence Day - Friday, July 3rd
Labor Day - Monday, September 7th
Columbus Day - Monday, October 12th
Veterans Day - Wednesday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 26th
Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 27th
Christmas Eve - Thursday, December 24th
Christmas Day - Friday, December 25th
New Year’s Eve - Thursday, December 31st

Acceptable recyclables must be taken INSIDE the Drive-Thru. Do not leave waste on-site after posted hours.

Placing recyclables and/or other solid waste on the ground is considered illegal dumping, which is a violation of Indiana Code 35-45-3 and Dearborn County Ordinance 10-1991. Our grounds are monitored and violators will be prosecuted.