RECYCLE INDIANAPOLIS FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Can caps and tops to plastic and glass containers be recycled at the City drop off locations?
Does the City drop off locations accept cardboard for recycling?
No, the City drop off containers do not accept cardboard, or cereal box-type paperboard. Please visit KIB's Recycle and Reuse Guide to find locations in Marion County that accept these materials for recycling.
Can I take office paper and junk mail to City drop off locations?
Although the City drop off containers do not accept office paper and junk mail, most of these sites also host the bright green and yellow PaperRetriever.com paper collection bins, which accept paper, catalogs, magazines, all junk mail as well as newspapers. To search for a PaperRetriever.com location near you, click here.
Does the City of Indianapolis offer curbside recycling?
YES, curbside recycling is available to all single family residences in Marion County, and includes a small monthly fee. To sign up for curbside recycling or to inquire about cost, call the Mayor’s Action Center at 327-4MAC (4622).
Who do I contact to report a problem at a city drop off recycling site or to inquire about a site?
Although KIB used to manage the drop-off recycling program for the City, as of April 2012 the management of this program reverted back to the City. Contact Doris Watts at firstname.lastname@example.org or 327-4988.