Material Disposal

For more information, or other items not listed, please contact Tippecanoe County Solid Waste Management at 765-423-2858. Please visit their web site at http://www.tippecanoewaste.org/guide/
 

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.

 Car Batteries -  Motor Oil and Antifreeze- and Mercury Items at

      
 Tippecanoe County Solid Waste
        2770 N Ninth Street
        Lafayette, IN 47904
        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. - 6 p.m.
       Saturday
       7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Motor Oil and Antifreeze - Recycle up to 5 gallons uncontaminated oil per visit free.    There are several places you can recycle motor oil, motor oil filters and even large quantities of motor oil.

Don't mix in antifreeze, water or other contaminants. Bring contaminated motor oil to the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off at the Transfer Station at 2770 North 9th Street. Bring up to five gallons of uncontaminated motor oil at a time free.

Auto supply stores such as Autozone also accept used oil for recycling. Please contact the store for more information.

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.