City officials in Batesville said Rumpke will begin twice a week trash collection on Friday, May 16. Trash will be collected on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The recycling schedule will not change, which will continue following the residents’ regularly scheduled day of either Tuesday or Friday.
Trash items and bagged grass clippings (30 gallons per bag) will be picked up with a maximum limit of four bags per household.
City officials added that brush and limb pick up must be bundled and cannot exceed for feet in length and two feet in diameter. Branches cannot be thicker than four inches around. It should not weigh more than 50 pounds and not be placed in plastic bags.
To dispose of paint in cans, the paint must be completely dried with a note attached stating: Dried Paint. Mixing equal amounts of inexpensive kitty litter with liquid paint, and leaving the lid off for approximately one week should dry out the paint for proper disposal.