Trash and Recycling Information

Delphi Trash pickup is generally on Tuesdays, or on Wednesday if a City holiday falls on Monday. Trash toter must be out by 6AM on day of pickup. All trash must be bagged. Not accepted are styrofoam, electronics, or building materials. If you have more trash than will fit in the container, stickers are available at the City Building and at Wallmann's for $.75 per bag. You can also take trash and recycling to the Carroll County Transfer Station (see hours below).

Delphi Curbside recycling is available for Delphi residents for number 1 and 2 plastics, paper, magazines, cardboard, aluminum and tin cans. Recycling toter must be out by 6AM on day of recycling pickup.

2021 Recycling Dates 

January 12 May 4 August 24 December 14
January 26 May 18 September 8 December 28
February 9 June 2 September 21  
February 23 June 15 October 5  
March 9 June 29 October 19  
March 23 July 13 November 2  
April 6 July 27 November 16  
April 20 August 10 November 30  

What happens if my trash or recycling doesn't get picked up?
Trash Kans LLC is the contractor for trash collection and recycling in Delphi. If your trash or recycling gets missed, you need pickup for a bulk item, or your tote gets damaged, contact customer service for Trash Kans at 765-447-9000 or website at  Be sure to state Delphi in your call.

:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Closed on Wednesday.  Saturday 8:00 AM to noon

The following items can be brought to the recycling center 24 hrs/day and deposited in the appropriate bins:

  • Plastic No. 1 — water bottles and soda bottles
  • Plastic No. 2 — milk jugs, detergent jugs
  • Plastic No. 5 — colored plastic
  • Paper — newspaper, office paper, packing paper
  • Magazines — catalogs, slick inserts, glossy papers
  • Cardboard — corrugated, cereal boxes, other boxboard
  • Glass — brown, green, clear, blue
  • Aluminum cans — beverage cans, pie pans, aluminum foil
  • Steel cans — steel or tin cans, pots and pans, small metal items

The following recycling items are accepted only during business hours:

  • Electronics — computers, video devices, printers, cell phones, other
  • Tires (fees apply) $3/passenger ; $6/semi; $12/super semi; $40/tractor
  • Oil — motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze
  • Fluorescent lights — light tubes, CFLs
  • Appliances — washer, dryer, water heater, other items
  • Batteries — household, rechargeable, automotive, button batteries
    • Mayor's Office

      City Building
      201 S. Union St.
      Delphi, Indiana 46923

      Anita Werling, Mayor
      Marilyn McKnight, Assistant
      Phone: (765)-564-2097

      Clerk/Treasurer's Office

      City Building
      201 S. Union St.
      Delphi, Indiana 46923

      Leanne Aldrich, Clerk/Treasurer
      Phone: (765)-564-2097
    • Departments

      EMERGENCY 9-1-1
      Fire:  (765) 564-0034
      Parks:  (765) 564-2353
      Police:  (765) 564-2345
      Streets:  (765) 564-2353
      Wastewater:  (765) 564-2313
      Water Works: (574) 564-3944
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