Recycling in Marshall County
In Marshall County, in-town residents can contact their city or town hall to inquire about trash and recycling services. In unincorporated areas, residents may contract with subscription waste haulers. Haulers are required to provide at least bi-weekly curbside recycling service as part of their basic waste service plans.
Generally, items accepted for recycling are aluminum and cans & foil, metal cans, glass bottles and jars, #1 and #2 plastic bottles and containers, mixed paper, and corrugated cardboard. Residents are encouraged to visit their waste hauler’s website to find complete lists of items accepted for recycling by that particular company.
Plymouth’s curbside recycling program has been contracted to Republic Waste, which supply a
Recycling items accepted are aluminum cans & foil, metal cans, glass bottles and jars, #1 and #2 plastic bottles and containers, and mixed paper with the exception of corrugated cardboard.
In addition to these services, Plymouth also provides collection programs for yard waste, large item collection (in the spring), and leaf collection (in the fall).
Plymouth residents may contact the Street Department at (574) 936-2017 for more information.
LaPaz has embarked on an innovative program that keeps down the cost of trash removal
LaPaz residents are provided a green
Because larger volumes of trash cost more to collect, transport, and dispose of, this program helps to control overall costs and is more equitable for waste conservative households.
LaPaz residents may contact the Clerk’s Office at (574) 784-3723 for more information.
Argos, Bourbon, Bremen, & Culver
These communities have a contract with a private waste hauler for trash and recycling services.
Residents may contact their respective Clerk’s Offices for more information.
Unincorporated Marshall County
Residents with subscription waste collection services are provided with regular trash as well as curbside recycling services.
In Marshall County, private waste haulers are required to provide at least bi-weekly curbside recycling service as part of their basic waste service plans.
Drop-off recycling center is located at the Recycle Depot, 1900 Walter Glaub Drive, Plymouth. The service is available Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, and the first Saturday of each month from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more information, call the Solid Waste District/Recycle Depot at (574) 935- 8618.
It should be noted that materials should never be left outside the drop-off unit, and persons involved with trash dumping are subject to significant financial penalties. Questions regarding the recyclability of various materials can be directed to the Solid Waste District office.
Other recycling advice
- Items don’t have to be spotless, but it helps to give them a quick rinse if they contain food waste.
- Any paper or cardboard item with food waste residue is not acceptable for recycling.
- Plastic grocery bags should be returned to the store for recycling.
- Don’t throw an item in your bin “hoping” that it will be recycled. Follow the directions from your waste hauler.