Elkhart Indiana Trash Service

We are proud to be your provider for trash service in Elkhart, Indiana. As an Elkhart County Resident,  you’ll receive one 96-gallon trash cart. This holds six to seven tall kitchen bags. If you need an additional cart, please contact us.

Elkhart Trash Service Day:
Monday – Friday

Recycling In Elkhart, Indiana
Your city does recycle. You will receive one of the following: 96-gallon cart, 48-Gallon Cart. Refer to our Recycling Tips for more information on how to get the most out of this service. We’ll pick up your recycling weekly, on Monday – Friday.

Bag Tags and Additional Bags
If you have additional bags, or bags that will not fit in your regular trash cart, you will need to attach a ‘bag tag’ to the additional bag to receive service. Bag tags can be purchased for $3.00 per tag at local Martin’s Supermarkets in Elkhart at the customer service desk. Please leave tagged bags sat next to your trash cart on the curb to ensure service.

Help make a difference with Borden’s Single-Stream Curbside Recycling. Serviced every other week, Single Stream Recycling makes it easy to live an eco-friendly life.

  • Single-Stream customers will receive a 96-gal recycling bin to be serviced (bin size availability varies by location).
  • Single-Stream Recycling doesn’t need sorted like other recycling services. Just toss in any accepted items and we’ll handle the rest.
  • Please refrain from bagging recyclables.
  • Please exclude all plastic bags, clothing, masks, diapers, needles, food and organic items, cords, tape, covers, and liners.

With Borden’s help you can always ensure a spotless yard. Our Yard Waste Collection Service helps you make sure you’ve always got the best and cleanest lot on the block. Yard Waste Collection is included with your regular trash subscription/service at no additional cost.

  • Yard Waste Collection functions similarly to regular trash collection
  • All yard waste must be bagged and placed within your weekly trash collection bin and is collected on your regular weekly collection day.
  • Yard Waste Collection does not cover logs or large portions of shrubbery. We ask all waste to be cut down to an appropriate size before collection.

For more information regarding accepted and excluded items, please contact us.

Electronic waste can be a confusing hassle to dispose of. With Borden and RecyclingWorks, Inc. it’s as easy as 1 2 3. Our partners at RecyclingWorks can expressly deal with any electronic waste at our designated drop off points. Costs may vary per item.

Working with RecyclingWorks allows disposed of items to be recycled and repurposed, some even restored. This process reduces electronic waste overall, and our single-stream process keeps things efficient and running smoothly.

Drop off your electronic items at RecyclingWorks, located at 605 Mason Street, Elkhart, Indiana. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00-5:00 and Friday from 8:00-12:00. RecyclingWorks is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • As a municipal resident, you get two free large item removals per month as part of your service. Any additional items are priced per item. Please contact us to schedule this service. Depending on the timing of your call, it may not be possible to schedule it for your next service day, but we will work to get it removed quickly.
  • Additional Large Item Removal services are priced per item.
  • Borden utilizes a specialized removal truck to dispose of heavy and bulky items. Operators are trained to remove items quickly and safely.