Johnson County recycling event set for Aug. 20

Local residents can have their documents shredded and recycle electronics at an upcoming event.

Johnson County Recycling District and Shares, Inc. will host a document shredding and electronics collection event 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 20 at 900 Arvin Road, in 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, no TV’s or monitors will be accepted.

The Johnson County Tox Box will also be open for residential use, 9 a.m. to noon by appointment only. Visit website, to set up your appointment time. Tox Box is located at 1051 Hospital Road, Franklin.

The following items are free of charge at the Tox Box: household cleaning supplies, yard and pool chemicals, automotive fluids, poisons, aerosol can, adhesives, oil-based paint and stain. No latex paint, batteries, or light bulbs will be accepted. Open for Johnson County residents only. No businesses, contractors or small quantity generators will be accepted.

Information: 317-738-2546 or visit