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Trash Pick-Up Rules
Waste Disposal Hazards
We need your help to keep the people who collect your trash and yard wastes safe. These people face many hazards in disposing of waste materials. Improperly disposed glass can shatter, hazardous wastes can explode, and heavy materials can cause back injuries. We request your help in keeping our employees safe by adopting safe waste disposal practices. We look forward to serving you and all those in our community.

Televisions, DVD players, microwaves, cell phones, computers, and computer monitors are all now considered hazardous wastes due to their mercury content and are no longer accepted at the landfill.  Indiana Code  Please take these items to the Kosciusko County Solid Waste Management District. Call (574) 372-3087 for more information.

The City of Warsaw Street Department appreciates your involvement in the garbage, yard waste recycling, and appliance pick-up programs. In order for the city to properly dispose of your garbage, yard waste, and appliances, the following simple requirements must be followed.
  • No building materials, auto parts, tires, or whole carpets will be accepted by city trash pick-up.
  • No electronics  Indiana Code 13-20.5-10
  • Trash must be bagged and placed in the trash tote supplied by the City. 
  • Trash, yard waste, and recycling should be set out by 7:00 am. 
  • Tree limbs should be no longer than four feet in length and six inches in diameter.
  • Yard waste must be bagged or boxed and cannot exceed 40 pounds in weight.

Additional Items
The city is not set up to properly dispose of refuse over and beyond normal household trash. Examples of items that can not be accepted and will need to be disposed of by the property owner include:
  • Clean-outs
  • Construction / remodeling / demolition debris
  • Contractor-generated material
  • Excess trash from a resident moving in or out

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