Looking for a small quiet town to live in with world class amenities nearby, you may have found it in Morocco Indiana. Morocco was founded in 1851 and believed to be named after a traveler's red Moroccan boots. Morocco is located just west of the intersection of US 41 and Indiana 114. We are located about 70 miles from Chicago and 115 miles from Indianapolis. Purdue University is 50 miles south and Indiana University Northwest is 50 miles to the north. All of these amenities are easily accessed by either Interstate 65 or US 41.
Newton County Recycling
The Three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle:
Reduce - cutting back on the amount of trash made
Reuse – finding new ways to use trash so that it doesn't have to be thrown out
Recycle – using trash to remake new goods that can be sold again
The following are tips for best recycle practice at our county sites.
- Recyclable items should be clean and compacted
- Cardboard boxes should be FLATTENED
- Recyclable items placed in containers should be inside
CLEAR/TRANSPARENT bags or loose
- NO construction materials or food
- Refer to list below for ACCEPTED items
- Refer to list below for NON-RECYCLABLE items
The following items are ACCEPTED:
Paper (staples okay) Corrugated/Smooth-Cardboard/FLATTENED
Magazines Ream Wrappers
Newspapers File Folders
Junk Mail Poster Board
Phone Books Frozen Food Boxes
Brochures Cardboard Boxes/FLATTENED
Envelopes Milk Cartons
Clear, Green, and Brown Glass Plastics: # 1 – 5 and #7 (NO #6)
Jars Water Bottles
Aluminum Beverage Cans Soda Bottles
Steel Food Cans Milk Jugs
Newton County Recycling
The following items are NON-RECYCLABLE:
Aerosol Cans Stickers & Address Labels
Shredded Paper Styrofoam
Aluminum Foil Tissue, Paper Towels, or Napkins
Batteries Mirrors and/or Ceramics
Food Waste Construction Materials
The Newton County recycling collection sites are SINGLE-stream recycling. SINGLE-stream means residents do not need to sort/separate their recycling items. Recyclable items placed in containers should be inside CLEAR and/or TRANSPARENT bags or loose.
Thank you to residents who are helping keep our sites clean and for following the simples rules of recycling in Newton County.
Residents can drop off their clean and recyclable items at the following sites:
Kentland – 109 West Dunlap Street
Goodland – Between Main Source Bank and Post Office
Brook – South Side of Water Tower
Morocco – North of Newton County Highway Garage
Lake Village – West of Lake Township Fire Station
Roselawn –East Kellar Street - East of Ceres Solutions
Mt. Ayr – Chicago Street
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A new service provided by the Town of Morocco allows you to pay your utilities online using a credit card. It's secure and easy. PayGov charges a small convenience fee to use this service. Try it today by clicking here.
The Town of Morroco's Water Department 2017 Consumer Confidence Report is online. This brochure is a snapshot of the quality of the drinking water that we provided last year.