Drive Thru

Drive Thru


flag recycling

Retire American flags at the Recycling Center Drive-Thru.


flag recycling

Retire American flags at the Recycling Center Drive-Thru.

County Residents Only

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

10700 Prospect Lane, Aurora IN 47001

The following items are accepted

  • Mercury Products
    Fluorescent bulbs, thermometers etc
  • Motor oil and oil filters
  • Electronics
    Computers, monitors, phones, small kitchen appliances etc
  • Batteries
    Any size or type
  • Metal
    Various items and scrap etc
  • Cooking Oil
    Any type
  • Hardcover books
  • Businesses may use the drive thru service. Fees apply.

    Click here for form and list of fees.

The following items are accepted

  • Televisions
    $5 each for screens under 39"
    $10 each for screens larger than 39"
    Wooden consoles and bare CRT's
  • Appliances
    $10 each (Containing or having contained Freon)
  • Tires
    $1 Each passenger tire*
    $5 Each semi truck tire*
    $25 Each tractor tire**
    *on or off rim
    **not accepted on rim

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.

Shredding is free for county residents. Fees apply for business customers.
Please see fee information here.

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Recycling Center will be closed for these holidays:

New Year’s Day - Tuesday, January 1st
Martin Luther King Day -  Monday, January 21st
Presidents Day - Monday, February 18th
Good Friday - Friday, April 19th
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day - Monday, September 2nd
Columbus Day - Monday, October 14th
Veterans Day - Monday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28th
Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 29th
Christmas Eve - Tuesday, December 24th
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25th
New Year’s Eve - Tuesday, 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.