The Recycling Department promotes sustainability by providing convenient recycling services to Hardin County residents through public programs, our recycling center and a number of no-cost recycling and scrap events.
GRAND REOPENING MARCH 1ST, 2021
Our recycling centers are available 24 hrs. a day, seven days a week at below locations:
- Campfire Recycling and Disposal
- Propane Camping Tanks
- Recycling Brochure
- E-Scrap & Household Hazardous Waste Brochure
- E-Scrap Flyer
- Don’t Be A Litter Bug
Solid Waste Director/Coordinator
150 North Provident Way, Suite 223
P.O. Box 568
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Where to recycle?
- Our recycling center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Recycling locations.
- Recycling is the simplest and easiest way to preserve valuable and finite resources. It has a profound impact upon our earth and helps maintain it as a healthy and sustainable place for future generations.
- If every American household recycled just one milk jug, we would keep 200 million pounds of plastic out of America’s landfills.
- In one year the average American throws away 1 ton of garbage and uses/discards 2 pine trees in paper products.
What items are not accepted at the recycling center?
- We cannot accept glass, Styrofoam, magazines, light bulbs, plastic bags, phone books, food wrappers, plastics 3 through 7, liquids, helium tanks, electronics, batteries or appliances.
What are some helpful recycling hints?
- Rinse all containers
- Remove all lids
- Flatten all cardboard
When is Household Hazardous Waste Day?
- We offer an annual Household Hazardous Waste day in August. This date can change from year to year. We take items such as batteries, antifreeze, prescription drugs and other household chemicals.
- AUGUST 7, 2021
When is E-Scrap Day?
- We offer an annual E-Scrap Day in April. We accept electronic equipment such as computers, cell phones, televisions and printers, among other items.
- APRIL 17, 2021
Where can I find more information on deceased farm animal removal?
- More info is available here: https://hcky.org/deceased-animal-removal/
When are Free Service Days at Pearl Hollow Landfill?
- Throughout the year we offer two to three Free Service Days at our county landfill – Pearl Hollow Landfill, located at 1620 Audubon Trace Road in Elizabethtown. Call 270-506-1062 or 270-796-2951 for information on Free Services Days.
Where can I find more information on starting a school recycling program?
- Contact Recycling Department Director Stephanie Givens at 270-360-9207 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.