Document shredding, electronic collection event set

The Johnson County Recycling District will host a document shredding and electronics collection day Saturday.

The collection will be 9 a.m. to noon at the district office, 900 Arvin Road, Suite A, Franklin.

The event is free and open to Johnson County residents and businesses. Documents will be collected in locked containers and shredded off-site at Shares, Inc. in Shelbyville. Electronics will also be accepted, but televisions and monitors will not be accepted at this event.

The Johnson County Tox Box will be open for household chemical waste collection also from 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 6. The Tox Box is at 1051 Hospital Road, Franklin.

The following items are accepted at the Tox Box: household cleaning supplies, yard and pool chemicals, automotive fluids, oil-based paint and stain. No latex paint or water-based paints or stains will be accepted. It is open for Johnson County residents only. No businesses, contractors or small quantity generators will be accepted.

For additional information, contact the office at 317-738-2546 or visit