Garbage/Recycling & Yard Waste

Holiday Schedule

There will be no Recycling pick up November 25, December 23 and December 30.
The entire city will have recycling pick up on Monday, December 27, 2021.

Garbage and Recycling Pick-Up Schedules

The City began one day per week garbage and curbside recycling collections on April 2, 2018. Please adhere to the following schedule:

Cemetery South, Valley Woods, SR #1 and Oberting Road
Garbage collection is Tuesday.
Recycling collection is Thursday.

Cemetery North      
Garbage collection is Wednesday.
Recycling collection is Thursday.

If a holiday falls on a Tuesday or Wednesday (garbage collection days) the Monday prior to the holiday will be the designated collection day. Recycling collection will not be rescheduled if a holiday falls on a collection day.

Garbage must be placed in plastic liners prior to depositing into brown carts.  All refuse must fit in the carts provided. Any larger items such as mattresses and furniture as will require a special pick-up by City crews.  Please call the office to arrange payment and pick up.

Recyclable materials must be loose in green carts. Do not bag recyclables. Carts contaminated with bags and/or nonrecyclable materials will not be picked up. 

Drop-Off Recycling

The Dearborn County Recycling Center offers recycling 24/7 at a drop-off trailer behind the tennis courts at Greendale Park on Rand Ave. 

Other Recycling Options

Electronics, televisions, tires, motor oil, appliances, motor oil and more are accepted at the Dearborn County Recycling Center. Learn more at

Yard Waste Schedule

The city collects grass clippings, limbs and leaves on the following schedule:

Cemetery North, Valley Woods
Collection is Tuesday.

Cemetery South
Collection is Thursday.

Please place yard waste in plastic cans not weighting over 60 pounds at the curb. Large piles or overweight cans might require special pick-up or chipping by City crews.  Please call the office to arrange payment and pick up.   

Solid Waste Ordinance

Please follow this link to view the City of Greendale's Solid Waste Ordinance

Contact Info:
510 Ridge Ave. Greendale, IN 47025
Phone: 812-537-2125
Fax: 812-537-2310

M-F: 7:30am-4:30pm
Sat  & Sun: Closed

Welcome to Greendale, Indiana! We are very proud of our city. We offer the advantages of a small-town atmosphere in the midst of Greater Cincinnati. The residents of Greendale invite you to work here, shop here, play here, and live here.


Got a question or comment, please contact us:
City of Greendale
500 Ridge Avenue
Greendale, IN 47025

Ph: 812-537-9219