Material Disposal

For more information, or other items not listed, please contact Wildcat Creek Waste District at 765-423-2858.

Where to Dispose of


  • Aluminum/Metal Scraps - You can take all scrap metal including ovens, computer's and electronics, cars, fence, washers, dryers, hot water heaters, etc. (no lead acid batteries or CFC containing appliances) to:
  • Oscar Winski Steel
    2407 N Ninth Street Road
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    Phone: 765-742-1102
    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Antifreeze - Don't mix with other things. Bring for recycling to
  • West Lafayette Street Department , 705 South River Road, West Lafayette, IN. Open 24 Hours. Phone: 765-775-5242. You can also take it to Tippecanoe County Solid Waste, 2770 N. Ninth Street, please call first. Phone: 765-423-2858. Generally open 7 a.m. to 4: p.m. on Monday.
  • Batteries - Car - Recycle lead batteries at
    • West Lafayette Street Department
      705 S River Road
      West Lafayette, IN 47906
      Phone: 765-775-5242
      Open 24 Hours

            Tippecanoe County Solid Waste
             2780 N Ninth Street
             Lafayette, IN 47904
             Please call first, Phone: 765-423-2858
             Hours
             Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
             7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
             Tuesday, Thursday
             7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
             Saturday
             7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Brush, Limbs, and Leaves - Must be separated from trash. Please take to:
    Tippecanoe Trash Transfer Station
    2770 N Ninth Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904
    Phone: 765-429-5616
    Hours
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday, Thursday
    7 a.m. - Noon
  • Mercury Items - Thermometers, thermostats, jars of mercury if you call first to sign up and get instructions on safe packing and transport. Take to:

       Tippecanoe County Solid Waste
        2770 N Ninth Street
        Lafayette, IN 47904
       Please call first, Phone: 765-423-2858
       Hours
       Monday, Wednesday, Friday
       7 a.m. - 4: p.m.
       Tuesday, Thursday
       7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
       Saturday
       7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Motor Oil - Recycle up to 5 gallons uncontaminated oil per visit free. 
               West Lafayette Street Department
               705 S River Road
               West Lafayette, IN 47906
               24 Hour drop off center, pour oil into container
               Can accept 1-20 gallons at a time

  • Large Amounts of Motor Oil - Free pick up of 250 gallons or more of uncontaminated motor oil. There is a $50 pick up fee for smaller amounts. Call ahead to schedule:
    Warrior Oil
    Phone: 317-933-3449
  • Tires - All sites charge $2-$3 per tire to cover costs, more for large tires:
    • Mr. and Mrs. Tire
      1094 Sagamore Parkway
      West Lafayette, IN 47906
      Hours
      Monday - Friday
      8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Phone: 765-497-2800
    • Pep Boys Automotive
      2121 Sagamore Parkway S
      Lafayette, IN 47906
      Phone: 765-446-9499.
      Hours
      All Week
      10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Refrigerators/Freezers/Air Conditioners/Dehumidifiers - These contain CFC's cannot be put out for trash disposal. Call Tippecanoe County Solid Waste for a list of area vendor's certified to reclaim CFC's and recycle the appliance at 765-423-2858. All charge fees for pickup and disposal.