Special Information

Large Item Pickup

Items such as furniture, appliances (washer, stove, refrigerator, etc.) , carpeting, some remodeling debris that are above and beyond your service limit, might not be able to be picked up by your driver. Please contact our office at least one day prior to your service day, so we may determine if the extra items can be scheduled for pickup and determine the extra fee or if other arrangements must be made.

Prohibited Items

Due to Federal, State and Local regulations, or possible damage to our equipment, the following is unacceptable items or materials that Michiana Recycling & Disposal Services cannot pick up from our customers:

  • Tires
  • Oil
  • Propane Tanks
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Paints/Thinners
  • Solvents
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Medical Bio-hazardous Waste
  • Car Batteries
  • Pesticides
  • Animal Wastes
  • Ashes
  • Yard Waste (unless signed up for Yard Waste Service)
  • Construction or remodeling materials (in our residential or commercial containers)
  • Dirt, concrete, earth, sod (in our residential or commercial containers)

You may contact your local government offices to see if they may sponsor a household hazardous waste collection day or have an alternative site for disposal of the above items.

Holiday Schedule

Michiana Recycling & Disposal Services observe six major holidays per year. On these holidays our offices will be closed and our drivers will be off. These six holidays are:

  • New Years
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Residential Services: If your day of pick up falls on or after one of the holidays listed above, your service will be delayed one day for that week. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday your service will not be affected.

Commercial Services: If your day of pick up falls on or after one of the holidays listed above, your service may be delayed one day. We do catch up on our pickups by the end of that week.