Throw Away Day in Vincennes
(Vincennes, Indiana) As a free service to our citizens, the City of Vincennes has arranged for all residents to rid themselves of large, unwanted items at no charge with a special city-wide “Throw-Away Day” on Saturday, June 14th.
From 8:00 to 11:00 on Saturday morning, June 14th, you will be permitted to “Throw Away” items too large to place in trash bags at Republic Services, 2706 North Second Street, behind Lowe’s Home Improvement. Then after 11:00 that morning, you can take your large items to one of six other locations throughout Vincennes. Just take them to one of the dumpsters that will be conveniently located at each of the four City Fire Stations; to the Street & Sanitation Department, 1600 Bayou, or dispose of your large items in the dumpster that will be located at Franklin Elementary School, 2600 Wabash Avenue in Vincennes.
One of the dumpsters will be placed at Vincennes City Fire Department Station One, which is the VFD Headquarters, on the corner of 10th & Vigo Streets. You can also take your large items to VFD Station Two on the corner of 11th Street & College Avenue. Get rid of your junk items at VFD Station Three at the intersection of Highland and St. Clair Avenue. And you can dispose of your unwanted large items at VFD Station Four, 1201 Old Wheatland Road.
Most large items will be accepted at all six locations. These items include household furniture, mattresses, large toys, carpeting tied in three (3) foot bundles, and appliances not containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydro fluorocarbons (HCFCs) such as refrigerators and air conditioners.
Those items the City and Republic Services will not be able to accept include construction debris, building materials, tires, paint, liquid waste, electronics or hazardous waste, Freon-containing or appliance’s that have contained Freon, batteries, free liquids including paint cans oil jugs, chemical jugs. Paint cans may be accepted if they have become a solid waste; asbestos containing materials and E-waste.
Please bring some form of photo identification with you showing your address to verify that you are a resident of Vincennes. For more information, please call Republic Services at 882-1215 or the Vincennes City Street & Sanitation Department at 885-2520.