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The City's Sanitation Department collects the trash from residential properties.
As of July 1, 2011 the City will not be contracting Bestway Disposal for trash collection. The City's Sanitation Department will be collecting the trash from residential properties.
Large Item Pickup
Items that will NOT be picked up:
     Grass, brush, yard waste and leaves*
     Liquid waste, paint, hazardous waste, and medical waste
     Animal Carcasses
     Fuel Tanks
     White goods and items with Freon (air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.)
     Herbicide and Pesticide cans or containers
     Railroad ties or telephone poles
     Trash bags with waste in them. Trash bags must be in your container to be picked up on your regular trash        day.
Items that will be picked up:
     Large Furnitaure Items (sofas, chairs, chest of drawers, beds, mattresses, springs, tables, etc.)
     Carpet (must be tied in 5 foot lengths and no longer than 2 foot diameter)
To sign up for large item pickup please call 765-584-8805 ext 2302. 
*Grass, brush, yard waste, and leaves will be picked up by the Street Department. All items must be contained in a closed bag to be picked up. 
Large Item Pickup
Large Items will be picked up on the first Thursday of every month. A member of the household must call the Clerk-Treasurer's Office to schedule the pickup. The telephone number is 765-584-1351 ext 2302. For any other information, please contact the City of Winchester, Refuse Department at 584-8805 ext 2302. 
Exceptions to Trash Collection Days and Large Item Pickup Day
If your trash collection day is on a City Holiday your trash will be picked up the next day.
Current Billing
The refuse collection bills are sent out around the 15th of every month. The sewer collections are included on the same bill. The refuse collections will vary in amounts according to size of container that is associated with the household.
All of the refuse for the household must fit into the container or it will not be picked up. The household may need a larger container, or additional container, if it is a recurring problem.
**According to Ordinance No. 2014-3 trash fees will be raised according to the following schedule
Receptacle Size Until December 31, 2014 January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 January 1, 2017 onward
96 Gallon $10.25 $10.75 $11.25 $11.75
64 Gallon $8.20 $8.70 $9.20 $9.70
48 Gallon $7.25 $7.75 $8.25 $8.75
Additional 96 Gallon $5.00 $5.50 $6.00 $6.50
 Online Bill Pay is now available for the Sewage and Refuse Utility Bills. Log onto to pay your bill. Each customer is assigned an individual pin number, which is available in the Clerk-Treasurer's Office. You may obtain your pin by calling 765-584-8805 ext 2302 and supplying your account number. 

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Angela Newman,
Second Deputy Clerk
113 E Washington St
Winchester, IN 47394
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