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RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: INDIANA AVENUE

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Railroad crossing at Indiana Avenue (CR 21) is closed until Saturday, Aug. 24, as Norfolk Southern works on repairs to the crossing. more

AUGUST BRUSH COLLECTION

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The August brush pickup will begin on Monday, August 26. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Residents are asked to have their brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m.... more

GROWING GOSHEN TOGETHER FALL SERIES ANNOUNCED

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Following a successful pilot community conversation in the spring, the Goshen Community Relations Commission (CRC) and Goshen Community Schools (GCS) will embark on a series of events in the next several months that will encourage discourse around topics that uniquely affect Goshen’s residents. A... more

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Trash Collection

Beginning Feb. 1, 2018, Republic Services will stop collecting residential trash and Borden Waste-Away will become the city's new service provider. For information on what day trash is picked up in your area click here.

Borden made the announcement on a press release (click here to read), and mailed the announcement to all households within Goshen's city limits the last week of January. 

See a map of Goshen's pickup routes

Here are some commonly asked questions answered. This page will be updated with questions we receive from residents. 

  • Will my trash pickup day change?

Borden will continue using the current trash collection schedule, meaning all days will remain the same.

  • Will there be a change in the time of pickup?

Borden will pick up trash beginning at 6:30 a.m. Residents are highly encouraged to set their trash out the night before their pickup date.

  • Whom do I call if my house was skipped?

Borden has a local customer service center that helps address questions, complaints and concerns. The customer service center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Their number is 574.293.5001.

  • I would like to order a new trash cart. How do I do that?

You may call Borden at 574.293.5001 to order your cart. Borden will be offering 96-gallon trash carts free of charge for residents who call to request a cart before April 30, 2018. If more than one cart is needed, Borden may be able to accommodate those requests.

  • I am interested in Borden’s curbside recycling service. How do I get the service?

Borden has been providing curbside cart-based recycling service to Goshen residents for a monthly fee. Borden is offering a discounted rate of $5 per month for residents who sign up for recycling by April 30, 2018. Those interested a having a no-charge trash cart(s) delivered, or signing up for private-pay recycling service, may call at 574.293.5001 between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday between 8 a.m. and noon. Borden’s website also has information about its various services, including recycling. Click here to go to Borden’s website.