Daviess County Landfill

1640 N 650 E, Montgomery IN 47558

Phone: 812-486-3774

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm; Saturday 8:00am-Noon

The Landfill accepts:

  • PETE or PET plastics  (#1) - Clear plastic beverage bottles - REMOVE LIDS! 
  • HDPE plastics (#2) - Milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles - REMOVE LIDS! 
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel food cans
  • Newspaper - Dry & free of any debris or residue!
  • Cardboard
  • Tires - only 16" and under, NO RIMS. Disposal fee $3.00 each.
  • Please box up magazines, phone books, text books, catalogs and leave them at the scale house 

Recycling Tips

Please rinse ALL food, beverage and laundry containers. 

Remove ALL lids and caps

Plastic Lids and caps (NO attached metal or debris) can be recycled at the Washington Recycling Center


PETE or PET plastic - look for the #1 code on the bottom of the container.

HDPE plastic - look for the #2 code on the bottom of the container.

You don't need to remove labels.

REMOVE caps and lids, place in designated bins (where available)



Aluminum beverage cans

NO aluminum foil


Food cans, soup cans

Remove opened lids

You don't need to remove labels

(A magnet will stick to a steel can)  



Office paper, white copy paper, junk mail, post-it notes, envelopes, envelopes with plastic windows.

Please bag up shredded paper

NO slick or shiny paper

NO construction paper



Newspapers, slick or shiny advertising inserts



Corrugated boxes, paperboard boxes (such as cereal boxes), card stock, paper towel tubes, manila envelopes, cardboard packaging.

NO metal or plastic pieces 


Other  Contact individual facilities for instructions on recycling the following: magazines, catalogs, phone books, hard back & paperback books, cell phones, batteries.