Household Hazardous Waste

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Carmel Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

901 N. Range Line Road
Carmel, IN 46032

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


Where are we?
Click here to go to a map to help you find us

Hours of Operation

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



Saturday April 22, 2017 Carmel Marathon
Saturday May 27, 2017 Memorial Day
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Independence Day
Saturday September 2, 2017 Labor Day
Friday November 10, 2017 Veteran’s Day
Thursday, Friday, Saturday November 23,24 & 25, 2017 Thanksgiving
Saturday & Tuesday December 23 & 26, 2017 Christmas


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 our Substitutions for Hazardous Household Products video page


Medical and Hazardous Waste Disposal

Medical and Hazardous Waste Disposal.pdf


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:
  • 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:
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Iodine
 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

Disposal of Medical Items



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