Household Hazardous Waste

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Carmel Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

Carmel Household Hazardous Waste hires outside contractors to dispose of/recycle materials in an environmentally responsible manner.

Where are we?

901 N. Range Line Road
Carmel, IN 46032

(a map to help you find us)

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Closed Sunday & Monday
  • Also closed on all city government holidays

Holiday Closings for 2022:

New Year’s Day – January 1
Carmel Marathon Weekend – April 9
Memorial Day Weekend – May 28
Independence Day – July 2
Labor Day Weekend – September 3
Thanksgiving Holiday – November 24, 25, 26
Christmas Eve – December 24
New Year’s Eve – December 31

Residency Requirement

The Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Site is available only to Carmel Utilities residential customers only. Businesses and non-Carmel Utilities customers are not eligible. A driver’s license or utilities bill statement will be required at the time of disposal.

Many Household Hazardous Waste materials come from cleaning and bug control. To learn about chemical alternatives please visit Substitutions for Hazardous Household Products.

Items Accepted for Household Hazardous Waste Disposal:

 Home Repair & Maintenance:
  • Latex & Oil Based Paints
  • Paint Thinner
  • Propane
  • Cesspool Cleaners
  • Kerosene
  • Creosote
  • Wood Preservatives
  • Wood Stripper
  • Metal Polish
  • Septic Tank Degreaser
  • Muriatic Acid
 Household Care:
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Dry Cleaning Fluid
  • Bleach
  • Oven Cleaner
  • Floor Cleaner
  • Moth Balls
  • Ammonia
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Silver/Copper Polish
 Motor & Vehicle Care:
  (quantities may be limited)
  • Antifreeze
  • Gasoline
  • Brake Fluid
  • Engine and Radiator Flushes
  • Motor Oil
  • Radiator Cleaner
  • Rust Preventative
 Oil and Vehicle Fluids
  • Arts & Crafts Supplies
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Photo Chemicals
  • Pool Chemicals

 Plants & Yard Care:

  • Herbicides
  • Fertilizer
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Rodent Killer
 Mercury Products:
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Iodine

 Mercury Bulb Drop Off Locations:

Hamilton County Household Waste
1717 Pleasant Street,
Noblesville, IN 46060

Batteries Plus Bulbs
1364 S Rangeline Rd,
Carmel, In 46032

Lowes Hardware stores

 Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Items NOT Accepted:

  • Commercial Waste
  • Explosives
  • Ammunition
  • Medical Waste
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyl’s (PCB’s)
  • Asbestos
  • Asphault/Fiberglass Roofing Shingles
  • Tires
  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Electronics (TVs, Computer Monitors etc.)

How to Bring Materials to our Collection Site:

  • Do not mix materials
  • Bring all materials in the original container if possible.
  • If not in original labeled container, please label container used.
  • Tighten lids on all containers.
  • If containers are leaking, pack in larger containers

Rx Medication and Sharps Disposal:

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