Trash Pick-up

Trash pick-up is provided by the City. For more information see below.

Proper placement of cart and pick-up.

  • The day of service, carts must be out by 6:00 AM.  Holiday pick-up schedule is one day later than the regular schedule.
  • Cart placement must be within 3 feet of the curb or street side (front of curb or behind the curb is acceptable).  Placement must be unobstructed, with 2 feet of clearance from objects such as parked cars, trees, poles, etc.
  • Alley pickup is no longer available.
  • Large item pickup - Residents must contact Borden Waste-Away at (574) 293-5001 to arrange for large item pickup.

-Residents may dispose of 2 large household items per month (examples are furniture,  carpet, appliances not containing Freon).   
-Residents may dispose of 1 item containing Freon per month
-Pickup for large items is done on the resident's normal route day with at least 24 hour  notice.

What to do when additional service is needed beyond the capacity of the 96 gallon cart:

  • Bag and container tags are available at area Martin's Supermarkets and the office of Borden Waste-Away.  Tags can be purchased by phone with postal delivery to the resident (requires a credit card and 5 tag minimum purchase).
  • Container tags can be used for any approved residential trash can, waste cart, and for Christmas tree disposal.
  • Bag tags can be used for any household trash bag.
  • For other additional service needs, residents are to call Borden Waste-Away at 293-5001.

To view a map of the Residential Trash Pick-Up Boundaries, click on the map below

Residential Trash Pick-Up Days