Vincennes residents participate in large item disposal day


VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The first of two city-wide large item disposal days took place Saturday morning in Vincennes.

Mayor Joe Yochum announced the offer as part of a partnership with Republic Services. 

Citizens can bring items to the Republic Services location on N. 2nd St. in Vincennes next Saturday morning. 

Per a release from the city, items that may be delivered to Republic Services include household furniture, mattresses, large toys, carpeting tied in three foot bundles, and appliances not containing chlorofluorocarbons and hydro fluorocarbons, such as refrigerators and air conditioners.

Those items the City and Republic Services will not be able to accept include construction debris, building materials, tires, paint, liquid waste, electronics or hazardous waste. Other items that also may not be taken to Republic Services are Freon-containing or appliances that have contained Freon, batteries, free liquids including paint cans, oil jugs, chemical jugs, materials containing asbestos or E-waste. Paint cans may be accepted if they have become solid waste.

Residents must bring a photo ID to show proof of address in Vincennes. 

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