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Recycling

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RECYCLING PICKUP IS EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY

Whitley Environmental is the recycling contractor for the City of Butler. Contact Whitley Environmental at 260-609-1112 if your recycling is not emptied or your bin is broken. Recycling is to be out for pick-up no later than 7 a.m. on the appropriate Wednesday.

A recycling drop-off site is located on the south side of the 100 block of Depot Street just west of the Butler Street Department buildings

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THE FOLLOWING ITEMS CAN BE PUT IN THE RECYCLING BINS:

  • Glass (brown, clear, green or blue)
  • Telephone books
  • Junk mail
  • Pie pans
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Steel food cans
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Snack/cereal boxes
  • Aluminum cans
  • Catalogs
  • Shredded paper
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Plastics (Must have the symbol icon-recycling.png with the number 1 through 7 inside it)

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SERVICES

The City of Butler has a contract with Advanced Disposal for residential trash collection. Commercial and industrial businesses and apartment complexes in Butler are responsible for their own garbage collection arrangements.

The Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District (NISWMD) provides solid waste reduction services and programs to residents in DeKalb county. To learn more about recycling and composting services available to you, please contact the District office at 260-587-3063 or visit our website at www.niswmd.org.

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Hazardous materials such as tires, motor oil, batteries, stains and thinners should not be included with residential garbage. To find out more information about the disposal of these items, contact the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District in Ashley at 1.800.777.5462 or visit www.niswmd.org.