Board Meeting Schedule

2024: January 16, March 19, May 21, July 16, September 17, November 19, December 17

Board Meeting Minutes

Pollinator Day Event

Recycle Floyd County recently hosted a booth at the Pollinator Day Event at Purdue Research Park. We had a great turn out and some visitors signed up for a prize drawing. Here are the winners:

  • Sandy Jacobi, won the Blue bird House
  • Bruce Parson, won a bottle of local honey
  • Tammi Jones, won the Bee’s N Things Bee Trap
  • Kim Bennett, won a bottle of local honey
  • John Richey, won the Bee Kind Bee House.

Thanks to all who participated in the event and congrats to our winners! If you haven’t picked up your prize yet, you can visit the Recycle Center North Annex at 3005 Grant Line Road.

Brownie Troop Volunteers

Troop 24 from Southern Indiana volunteered at the Annex Recycle Center on Grant Line Road! The troop includes girls from Georgetown Elementary, Greenville Elementary, and Floyd’s Knobs Elementary. Pictured from left to right:

Emma Doggendorf, Claire Deibel, Cici Hamilton, Nora Loughmiller, Savanah Adams, Hannah Pitts

Troop leaders: Jenny Deibel and Angelica Doggendorf

Back row: Recycle Floyd County Director, Scott Stewart

Contacts

Floyd County Solid Waste Management District

2524 Corydon Pike Suite #103
New Albany IN 47150
(812) 948-4733

Scott Stewart
Director
[email protected]

Administration Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Board of Directors

Jason Sharp
Board President,
Floyd County Commissioner

Brad Striegel
Board Vice President,
Floyd County Council

John Schellenberger
Floyd County Commissioner

Al Knable
Floyd County Commissioner

Adam Dickey
New Albany City Council

Brandon Hopf
Georgetown Town Board

Jeff Gahan
New Albany Mayor

Recycling Centers

Address

3005 Grant Line Road
New Albany
(812) 948-4733

Hours

Tuesday – Friday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Household Hazardous Waste
April – October, 2nd Saturday of each month
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Address

Galena Digital Library
6954 Highway 150
Floyds Knobs
(812) 948-4733

Hours

Wednesday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Statistics

When we recycle one ton of paper, we prevent 60 pounds of air pollution.

Floyd County only contributed 786 tons of recyclables in 2020, while our neighbor Clark County was able to produce 26,395 tons.  We can do better!

Indiana’s recycling rate is 19.1%, while the national average is 35%.  Indiana’s low recycling rate leads to the creation of 2.35 tons of new landfill waste per person every year.  We can do better!

Indiana recycling increased slightly from 18.6% in 2019 to 19.1% 2020.

The recycling rate reached a high of only 20% between the years of 2015-2020.

Clark-Floyd landfills receive approximately 1,200 tons of waste every day.

In 2020, Indiana disposed of 6,212,494 tons of waste through in-state landfills and an additional 482,561 tons in out-of-state landfills.

Indiana’s produces 8,882,318 tons of waste from landfills, energy, recycling, composting, E-waste.

The United States makes up 4% of the world population but is the number 1 producer of garbage.

What makes up Indiana’s recycling?