Recycling Truck

City Recycling Services

In addition to weekly trash pick-up service, residents of the City of Warsaw also have a weekly pick-up of certain recyclable items.

Important Warsaw Recycling Info at Borden Waste-Away

2023 Recycling Calendar (PDF)

City Recycling Material Types & Examples

The following are examples of items that you can and cannot recycle:

Recycling 101 (PDF)


Clear, brown, or green food container jars and bottles are recyclable glass materials. Please remove lids and wash these items before recycling. Non-recyclable glass items include:

  • Ceramics
  • Cooking glass
  • Drinking glasses
  • Eye glasses
  • Flower pots
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Window glass


Recyclable paper items include:

  • Catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Grocery bags
  • Junk mail
  • Large boxes (please tie and set beside bin)
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Office paper
  • Phone books
  • Slick ads
  • Small cardboard boxes

Non-recyclable paper items include:

  • Facial tissue
  • Food-contaminated paper
  • Paper towels
  • Paper used to house-train pets or for bird cages
  • Wax or plastic-coated paper
  • Wet paper of any kind


Aluminum and metal beverage cans, steel food containers, and empty aerosol cans are recyclable metal materials. All labels can remain on these items. Non-recylable metals include:

  • Electrical parts or wiring
  • Fencing
  • Plumbing fixtures or fittings
  • Scrap metal of any kind
  • Siding
  • Window frames


Please remove lids and wash any plastic materials before recycling. Recyclable plastics include:

  • Milk jugs
  • Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 containers (numbers are located inside the recycling triangle on the bottom of most containers)
  • Soap and hair-care containers
  • Two-liter beverage bottles

Non-recyclable plastic materials include:

  • Combs
  • Cookware
  • Diapers
  • Film materials (shrink wrap, dry cleaning bags, etc.)
  • Flower pots
  • Number 6 plastic containers (Styrofoam cups, egg cartons, etc.)
  • Plumbing supplies
  • Styrofoam products
  • Swimming pools
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toys
  • Tupperware

Electronics Recycling

A new law took effect January 1, 2011, regarding the disposal of electronic waste. The new law prohibits Indiana households, schools and businesses from mixing electronic waste with loads of trash and refuse going to landfills. Indiana Code 13-20.5-10

KC Recycling Depot, at 220 S. Union Street, can recycle all electronics--including computers, computer monitors, printers, cell phones, TVs, DVD players, and other electronics--that have been deemed hazardous and have been banned from normal trash disposal by this new law.

KC Recycling Depot

KC Recycling Depot, located at 220 South Union Street (Phone: 574-372-3087), is the only recycling location in Warsaw. In addition, there is a drop-off location in each of the towns in Kosciusko County. This program is operated by the Kosciusko County Waste Management District. Their website is loaded with helpful information and ideas on how to live green. Be sure to check out the Re-Use Room and KC Eco Store.