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The Monroe County Health Department permits and inspects all solid waste disposal facilities, transfer sites, transfer stations and materials recovery facilities located within Monroe County. 
Rural Recycling Centers

Monroe County residents who use the District's Rural Recycling Centers are required to dispose of their non-recyclable trash in Big Orange Bags (BOB) or Little Orange Bags (LOB).  For more information, visit their website at

Solid Waste Transporters
Chapter 360 of the Monroe County Code requires all individuals, companies and corporations engaged in the removal of solid waste from establishments or residences other than their own and disposing the solid waste in an approved disposal facility (i.e. Monroe County Landfill), be required to obtain an annual vehicle permit from the Monroe County Health Department.
All permitted vehicles must be inspected to ensure that the vehicle is designed to properly contain solid waste material without release or spillage during transport.
Monroe County Health Department Solid Waste Ordinance
Please contact one of our Environmental Sanitarians at (812) 349-2882 for more information. 
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