Household Hazardous Waste

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Carmel Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

Please Note:
From approximately Monday August 3, 2018 until November 2018, the Carmel Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Site will only be accessible from the North (southbound traffic) due to construction along North Rangeline Road.   We thank you for your patience in reaching our facility due to this period of transportation infrastructure and community amenity improvements.

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



Friday November 10, 2017 Veteran’s Day
Thursday, Friday, Saturday November 23,24 & 25, 2017 Thanksgiving
Saturday & Tuesday December 23 & 26, 2017 Christmas


Memorial Day
Saturday May 26, 2018
Independence Day
Wednesday July 4th, 2018
Labor Day
Saturday September 1, 2018
Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday
November 22,23,24, 2018
December 22,24,25,2018

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

RX Medication and Sharps 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:
(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:
  • Mercury bulbs (fluorescent, CFL, HID) until 6/1/2018
  • Thermometers
  • Thermostats
  • Iodine

After June 1st, 2018 Mercury Bulbs Drop-off locations:
Hamilton County Household Waste Site
1717 Pleasant Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Batteries Plus Bulbs
1701 E. 116th Street
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

Disposal of Medical Items



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