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Trash Collection
The Sanitation Department collects regular household trash once per week in City issued containers.  Each City issued toter has a serial number which is kept on file at the Public Works Dept.

Rules
  • The city does not collect tires, oil, paint, or electronics.
  • All trash should be kept in City issued toters.
  • City issued trash/recycling toters are property of the City of Hobart and have to be returned to the Public Works Dept. should you move or vacate residence.
  • The City will collect a fee from a resident for toters that are missing or damaged due to failure of a resident to properly secure and maintain the container. 
  • Toters cannot be placed out more than 24 hours before collection day and must be removed after pickup.
  • On pickup days, cans have to be placed out before 7 a.m.
  • No compostable materials should be placed in toters or plastic bags.

To request additional Garbage/Recycling Toters, complete form and turn into Public Works Department at 1840 E. SR130.

Recycling collection
All recycling stops are in front of the house and collected on a bi-weekly basis. No recycling will be collected from alleys. All persons recycling must use toters that have been provided by the city. Items that are collected by the city include: newspaper, cardboard, glass and plastic containers, and metal or aluminum cans.

Special Pickup
Special pickups are scheduled for large items not placed in cans, such as furniture and appliances (no electronics). These items are picked up separately and they must be called in to be collected.

If a charge is placed on a pickup, the charge will be placed on your sewer bill.

Rules
  • No hazardous waste will be collected.
  • Large piles and cement will have a charge placed on them.
  • No debris from remodeling or construction will be collected by the city.

Electronics
Electronics may be brought in for recycling to the City Yard free of charge.  Residents requesting curbside pick-up will require a $10.00 charge per item, the charge will be placed on your sewer bill.

Latex Paint Recycling
Please visit our paint recycling page for information about this program.

Holiday Collection
Trash, recycling, and compost (seasonal) will not be collected on city holidays. Our men will be doing two-day collections, so make sure you have your trash out by 7 a.m. They may not get to your house until late afternoon or early evening.

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City of Hobart
414 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Ph: 219-942-CITY