Recycling center hosts shredding, Tox Box event

The Johnson County Recycling District will host a document shredding and electronics and chemical collection event on March 18.

The document and electronics collection will be 9 a.m. to noon at the 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. Televisions and monitors will not be accepted at this event.

The Johnson County Tox Box will also be open for residential use during the same hours at 1051 Hospital Road, Franklin. The following items will be accepted: household cleaning supplies, yard and pool chemicals, automotive fluids, oil based paint and stain. No latex paint or water-based paints will be accepted. For Johnson County residents only — no businesses, contractors or small quantity generators will be accepted.

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