It’s double-lane drop-off at Cummins’ annual Community-Wide Recycling Day, the one day of the year where area residents can unload almost any hard-to-dispose of item to be recycled for free.

The event continues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the Cummins Engine Plant entrance at 500 Central Ave. Items from bottles and aluminum cans, paper, fluorescent lights and bulbs, scrap metal, tires (pickup size and smaller), paint, electronics including appliances, televisions, vacuum cleaners, cameras and cell phones are among the items being accepted. The event is free. For a full list, visit

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.