Resources and Links

Important Phone Numbers & Website Addresses

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Emergencies: 911
Indianapolis Metro Police Crime Hotline: 317-327-MOTA (6682)
IMPD non-emergency number: 317-327-3811
IMPD CrimeWatch Office: 317-327-3781

IMPD HMP Liaison: Lt. Deal, 317-327-6282 (327-6200)

 

NEIGHBORHOOD ISSUES (street lights out, potholes, code violations)

Mayors Action Center: 317-327-4622www.indy.gov/eGov/Mayor/pages/MACenter.aspx

HMP Mayor’s Liaison:

Charles Ingram, cingram@indygov.org, 317-327-4139

Power or Street light out:

Call IPL with pole number, 317-261-8111

Trash/Health issues: Marion County Health and Hospital,

Sheryl Crum, scrum@hhcorp.org, 317-221-2187

Indianapolis Historic Preservation:

David Baker, dbaker@indygov.org, 317-327-4409

GOVERNMENT AND CITY OF INDIANAPOLIS CONTACTS

Local, State & Federal government contacts available through the official website of the City or Indianapolis: www.indy.gov

 

RECYCLING LOCATIONS & INFORMATION

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: www.kibi.org, 317-264-7555

Aerosol Cans (empty):
(1) All Recycle Indianapolis drop-off sites; www.kibi.org/recycle
Aluminum/Steel Cans:
(1) All Recycle Indianapolis drop-off sites; www.kibi.org/recycle
(2) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968, www.trinityrecycling.us
(3) Happy Scrap Company – 4201 E Massachusetts Ave.
(4) Habitat for Humanity – 1011 E 22nd St., 317-921-2121, www.indyhabitat.org
Any “Scrap Metal” company will pay you – find them in the Yellow Pages under “Scrap Metal”
*See Also:  METALS

Antifreeze:
(1) City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop:  317-327-4TOX (4869), www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm
(2) All Indy Lube locations – See phone book for locations
(3) All Jiffy Lube locations – www.jiflube.com

Appliances:
(1) Appliance Outlet – 2025 English Ave,  317-788-8681
(2) OmniSource – 2210 West Oliver Avenue,  317-264-2222
(3) NuGenesis – 1611 Hansel Pkwy.,  317-834-8200
(4) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com
(5) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave. (317) 788-8681
(6) Disposal Alternatives – 6250 West 38th St., 317-840-2503, Drop off hours: M-Sat 10-9pm and Sunday noon-9pm or call for pickup

Architectural Antiques/Salvage:

(1) Architectural Antiques of Indianapolis – 5000 W. 96th St, 317-873-2727, www.antiquearchitectural.com
(2) Habitat for Humanity – 1011 E. 22nd St, 317-921-2121, www.indyhabitat.org;
(3) Midland Antiques – 907 E. Michigan St, 317-267-9005;
(4) Rehab Resource – 101 S. Parker Ave, 317-637-3701, Will pick up bathtubs, www.rehabresource.org;
(5) Ty’s Architectural Salvage – 317-985-4580; Call for appointment;
(6) Doc’s Architectural Salvage and Antiques – 1325 West 30th St, 317-924-4000, www.docsarchitecturalsalvage.com

Automotive Batteries:
(1) Ace Battery Inc. – 2166 Bluff Rd, 786-2717;
(2) Deka Battery – 918 S Senate, 317-236-6288
(3) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Dr., 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com

Batteries (household):
(1) Batteries Plus – All locations, 317-575-8300: www.batteriesplus.com
(2) Marion County Public Libraries, 317-269-1700. For locations: www.imcpl.lib.in.us  – collection bins located in front lobbies
(3) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Dr., 317-381-0628,  www.retrofitcompanies.com
(4) Lighting Resources – 498 Park 800 Dr. Greenwood, 317-888-3889

Bicycles: 
(1) Freewheelin’ Community Bikes – 3355 Central Ave., 317-926-5440, Hours: Tues – Friday 10am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 4pm
(2) Mass Ave Bike and Brew – 833 Massachusetts Ave., 317-622-7988, Hours: Tues-Friday 10am-6pm, Sat 10am – 5pm
(3) Indy Cycle Specialist – 5804 E. Washington St., 317-356-4585, Hours Monday – Friday 11am – 7pm, Sat 11am – 5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm June-Aug Only

Books:
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(1) Half Price Books Locations: www.halfpricebooks.com
(2) Marion County Public Libraries, Locations: www.imcpl.lib.in.us
(3) Teacher’s Treasures – 1800 E. 10th St., 317-264-1758, www.teacherstreasures.org
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(4) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968

Brass:  *See:  METALS

Buckets, 5-Gallon:
(1) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, 1029 Fletcher Ave – Please call 264-7555.
(2) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave., 317-788-8681

Building Materials (new & used):
(1) Assets Recycling – 701 N. Holt Rd., 317-635-7774
(2) Habitat ReStore – 1011 E. 22nd St, 317-921-2121, www.indyhabitat.org
(3) Rehab Resource Inc. – 101 S. Parker, 317-637-3701, www.rehabresource.org

Carpet/Padding:
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(1) Rehab Resource Inc. – 101 S. Parker, 317-637-3701, www.rehabresource.org
(2) Teacher’s Treasures – 1800 E. 10th St., 317-264-1758 www.teacherstreasures.org
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(3)Kruse Carpet Recycling – 4800 W 96th St, 317-337-1950 ($20 fee regardless of amount); www.krusecarpetrecycling.com
(4) Carpet Cushions & Supplies – Padding Only – they pay for carpet padding per pound – 8418 E. 33rd St, 317-897-0437

Cell Phones & Accessories:
(1) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. – 1029 Fletcher Ave, Suite 100, 317-264-7555, Visit website to print postage-paid envelope: www.kibi.org/recycle
(2) Indiana Recycling Coalition – www.indianarecycling.org

Clothing:
(1) Goodwill Industries – For drop-off locations: www.goodwillindy.org
(2) Amvets – Donation Pickup Service:  317-353-8140
(3) Salvation Army – Donation Pickup Service:  317-638-6585, ext. 100
(4) St. Vincent de Paul – 1201 E. Maryland St., 317-687-1006

Computers Equipment: *See ELECTRONICS

Concrete:
(1) Landrum – 1420 W Troy Ave, 317-786-3386, www.landruminc.com

Copper: *See:  METALS

Cardboard (Corrugated):
(1) Republic Services, 96th Street Transfer Station – 4935 Robison Road, 317-872-5492 (M-F/5-5; Sat/5-11)
(2) Circle City Recycling, 3617 Southeastern Ave., 317-356-5491 (M-F 6-6, Sat. 6:30-11:30)
(3) Rock-Tenn – 1775 S. West St., 317-634-7571
(4) Republic Services – Sam’s Club parking lot, 3015 W 86th St Broad Ripple Park, Evanston Street entrance
(5) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W Dr., 317-381-0968
(6) Republic Services – 832 Langsdale Ave., (21st & MLK) 317-926-5492
(7) White River Recycling – 200 S. Harding St. 636-2024; www.raystrash.com

Electronics (Computer Equipment): 
(1) City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop:  317-327-4TOX (4869), www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm
(2) American Industrial Services (Corporate Clients) – 8500 Georgetown Rd, 317-871-4091www.recycleindianapolis.org
(3) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave,  317-788-8681
(4) Asset Forwarding (Corporate Clients) – 7965 Allison Ave., 317-228-9091,
www.assetforwarding.com  ;;
(5) Asset Recovery & Recycling (Corporate Clients) – 1417 N. Harding, 317-522-1630; www.arrindy.com
(6) End Of Life Electronics – 11815 Technology Dr. Fishers, drop-offs on Mondays only, 9:00- 6:00pm, 317-849-7314; www.eolemidwest.com
(7) Goldsmith Group Inc.(Corporate Clients) – 2107 N Adams, 317-545-4747;
(8) NuGenesis – 1611 Hansel Pkwy., 317-834-8200
(9) Recycled Computer Systems – 4327 Sellers St., 317-545-2420
(10) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628: www.retrofitcompanies.com
(11) RecycleForce, Inc., 754 N. Sherman Dr., Suite 220,  317-532-1367, www.recycleindy.com
(12) Virtual Scavengers – Pick-up service for small fee; 317-454-9044

Eyeglasses: 
(1) The Eye Doctors, 3965 W. 106th, 317-875-9339
(2) Dr. Tavel 1 Hr. Optical Stores,  www.drtavel.com  for store hours and locations
(3) Lenscrafters, www.lenscrafters.com for store hours and locations

Fluorescent Bulbs:
(1) City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop: 317-327-4TOX (4869); www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm
(2) Lighting Resources – 498 Park 800 Dr. Greenwood, 317-888-3889 (fee)
(3) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com (fee)
(4) Home Depot – all locations, www.homedepot.com
(5) Various Hardware stores: White’s Ace Hardware at Geist & Nora, Central Ace Hardware, Mr. Mikes Ace Hardware, Cardwell Do-It Best Home Center, Sullivan Hardware, Sullivan Hardware Do It Express, Fusek’s True Value

Furniture/Household Goods:
(1) Amvets – Donation Pickup Service:  317-353-8140; No furniture.
(2) Goodwill Industries – 317-524-4353; For drop-off locations: www.goodwillindy.org
(3) St. Vincent de Paul – 1201 E. Maryland St., 317-687-1006
(4) The Salvation Army – Donation Pickup Service:  317-638-6585, ext. 100

Glass: 
(1) All Recycle Indianapolis drop-off sites; www.kibi.org/recycle
(2) Strategic Materials, Inc. – 2550 W. Minnesota St., 317-484-2550 24 hour bin inside gate for glass bottles, jars, and window glass; www.strategicmaterials.com

Hangers (Wire):
(1) Tuchman Cleaners – For locations:  www.tuchmancleaners.com/locations

Hazardous Household Waste:
(1) City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop:  317-327-4TOX (4869) www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm;
(2) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com (fee)
(3) NuGenesis – 1611 Hansel Pkwy, 317-834-8200

Ink-Jet & Laser Cartridge Recycling:
(1) Cartridge World – Locations: www.cartridgeworldusa.com
(2) Ink Heads, 8739 Castle Park Dr., 841-8302
(3) RecycleForce, Inc., 754 N. Sherman Dr., Suite 220, 317-532-1367; www.recycleindy.com

Lead:  *See:  METALS

Mercury Devices (Thermometers, etc.):
(1) City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop:  317-327-4TOX (4869); www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm
(2) Lighting Resources – 498 Park 800 Dr. Greenwood, 317-888-3889 (fee)
(3) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com (fee)

Metals (ferrous & non): 
(1) OmniSource – For locations: www.omnisource.com/indy.htm
(2) SW Industries, Inc. – 2024 Bluff Road, 317-788-4221
(3) Keystone Recycling – OmniSource – 850 S Keystone Ave, 317-974-1000
(4) J. Solotken & Company, Inc. – 101 S. Harding St., 317-638-5566
(5) Farnsworth Metal Recycling (cars only), 3602 Farnsworth St, 317-481-8501

(6) Northside Recycling – 1212 E 25th St, 317-937-2727
(7) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave. (317) 788-8681
*Find additional METAL recyclers in Yellow Pages under “Scrap Metal”

Motor Oil:
(1) Advance Auto Parts: www.advanceautoparts.com
(2) AutoZone: www.autozone.com
(3) Indy Lube: (M-F/9-5) See phone book for locations;
(4) Jiffy Lube:  www.jiffylube.com
(5) Tractor Supply Co.: www.tractorsupplyco.com
(6) Valvoline Instant Oil Change:  www.vioc.com
(7) Wal-Mart: www.walmart.com

Newspaper:
(1) All Recycle Indianapolis drop-off sites; www.kibi.org/recycle
(2) Republic Recycling – 832 Langsdale, 317-926-5492, www.therecyclinggroup.com
(3) Abitibi Paper Retriever Program – for the recycling bin nearest you or call 317-631-2820 or www.paperretriever.com
(4) Rock-Tenn – 1775 S. West Street, 317-634-7571
(5) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968
(6) White River Recycling – 200 S. Harding St., 636-2024

Office Furniture & Office/School Supplies:
(1) Teacher’s Treasures – 1800 E. 10th St., 317-264-1758, www.teacherstreasures.org

Pallets & Skids:
(1) A Pallet Company – 1305 Bedford St, 317-687-9020
(2) Buckingham Pallets – 2202 W. Raymond St., 317-244-2400
(3) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana 2025 English Ave., 317-788-8681; 317-357-8159
*See ‘Pallets & Skids’ in Yellow Pages for more listings

Paint:
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(1)  Assets Recycling – 701 N. Holt Rd., 317-635-7774
(2)  Rehab Resource – 101 S Parker Ave, 317-637-3701, www.rehabresource.org
(3)  Habitat for Humanity – 1011 E 22nd St, 317-921-2121,   www.indyhabitat.org RECYCLE-
(4)  City of Indianapolis Tox-Drop:  317-327-4TOX (4869); www.sustainindy.org/toxdrop.cfm

Paper (including junk mail):
(1) Abitibi Paper Retriever Program – for the recycling bin nearest you or call 317-631-2820 or www.paperretriever.com
(2) Rock-Tenn – 1775 S. West Street, 317-634-7571
(3) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968; www.trinityrecycling.us
(4) White River Recycling – 200 S. Harding St. 636-2024

Paper Board/Boxboard/Clipboard:
(1) Rock-Tenn – 1775 S. West Street, 317-634-7571;
(2) Trinity Recycling – 2025 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968; www.trinityrecycling.us
(3) Republic Services Cardboard Sites: Sam’s Club Parking lot, 3015 W. 86th St.; Broad Ripple Park, Evanston Street entrance.

Phone Books:
(1) Rock-Tenn, 1775 S. West St., in green bin marked “Phone Books”. 317-634-7571. (Please do not place in cardboard bin!)

Plastics (#1 and #2):
(1) All Recycle Indianapolis drop-off sites; www.kibi.org/recycle
(2) Republic Services – 832 Langsdale Ave., 317-926-5492
(3) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968, www.trinityrecycling.us

Plastics (#1 through #7 – no styrofoam):
(1) Rock-Tenn, 1775 S West Street, 317-634-7571
(2) Trinity Recycling, – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968, www.trinityrecycling.us
(3)Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave., 317-788-8681

Plastics-Other:
(1) Plastic Recycling Inc. – 2015 S. Pennsylvania St., 317-780-6100 – This company recycles CD’s, VCR tapes, DVD’s and jewel cases
(2) Whole Foods Markets – 1300 E. 86th St. & Carmel location – accept plastics #5 only.

Plastic Shopping Bags:
(1) Kroger, All locations: www.kroger.com
(2) Rock-Tenn – 1775 S. West St., 317-634-7571
(3) Trinity Recycling – 1947 Stout Field W. Dr., 317-381-0968
(4) Wal-Mart – All locations: www.walmart.com
Power Tool Chargers/Batteries:
(1) All Home Depot locations – www.homedepot.com;
(2) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Drive, 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com

Records:
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(1) Half Price Books – All Locations: www.halfpricebooks.com
(2) Marion County Public Libraries – All locations: www.imcpl.lib.in.us

Refrigerators: (call first regarding possible Freon charges)
(1) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave, 317-788-8681
(2) Mayor’s Action Center (for Heavy Trash Schedule), 317-327-4622
(3) NuGenesis – 1611 Hansel Pkwy., 317-834-8200 (M-F 8-5, Sat. 8-12)
(4) Keystone/OmniSource – 850 S. Keystone Ave., 317-974-1000
(5) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Dr., 317-381-0628, www.retrofitcompanies.com
(6) Capitol City Metals – – 2210 West Oliver Avenue, 317-264-2222

School Supplies:
(1) Teacher’s Treasures – 1800 E. 10th St., 317-264-1758, www.teacherstreasures.org

Sports Equipment:
(1) Play It Again Sports – Locations: www.playitagainsports.com
(2) Geared for Health – Locations: Marsh Pharmacies, April – July 2009, 317-237-5000, Indiana Sports Corp.-Geared for Health 317-254-1674

Steel:  *See:  METALS

Styrofoam Packaging Peanuts and Bubblewrap:
(1) The UPS Stores: All locations: www.theupsstore.com

Styrofoam (Expanded Polystyrene Foam Packaging #6):
(1) Createc Corp. – 6835 Guion Rd, 317-566-0022, Drop-off service for molded styrofoam only
(2) EPS National Mail-Back Option: Mail to Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers,1298 Cronson Boulevard, Suite 201, Crofton, MD 21114 USA

Televisions (Non-Working):
(1) Appliance Recyclers of Indiana – 2025 English Ave, 317-788-8681 (no fee)
(2) End Of Life Electronics – 11815 Technology Dr. Fishers, drop-offs on Mondays only, 9:00- 6:00pm, 317-849-7314
(3) RecycleForce, Inc. – 754 N. Sherman Dr., Suite 220, 317-532-1367, www.recycleindy.com
(4) Retrofit Recycling – 2156 S. Lynhurst Dr., 317-381-0628, retrofitcompanies.com
(5) Virtual Scavengers – Pick-up service for small fee: 317-454-9044

Tires:
(1) Marion County Citizens’ Transfer Station, Saturdays, 8-4pm, 2700 S Belmont Ave

Used Cooking Oil and Grease:
(1) Darling International – 700 W Southern Avenue, 317-784-4486
(for restaurants – fee)

Videos:
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(1) Half Price Books – Locations: www.halfpricebooks.com;
(2) Marion County Public Libraries, All locations: www.imcpl.lib.in.us
(3) Teacher’s Treasures – 1800 E. 10th St., 317-264-1758, www.teacherstreasures.org
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(4) Plastic Recycling Inc. – 2015 S Pennsylvania St, 317-780-6100.  This company also recycles CD’s, DVD’s and jewel cases.

Vinyl Siding:
(1) Exterior Building Products, Inc. – 6212 W Stoner Dr, Greenfield, 894-5300. Drop-off bin available 24 hours day/7 days per week.

Wood/Yard Waste (composted by these companies):
(1) CRS – 2351 Kentucky Ave., 317-714-5621 (pickup load fee $15)
(2) GreenCycle – 1103 W. Troy Ave, 317-780-8175 ($10 for up to 1/2 ton)
(3) Musselman Farms and Landscape Supply, Noblesville –  Accepts yard waste (no tree branches!) at no charge, 317-773-5399
(4) South Side Landfill – 2561 Kentucky Ave, 317-247-6808 (minimum charge of $20 per pickup load)
(5) Worman Enterprises Organic Recycling, Zionsville – 317-873-4939 (fee)
(6) Ski Landscaping – 9786 E 56th St., 317-897-5885, ($5.00/yd), www.skilandscape.com