Household Hazordous Waste / Recycling
Begun in March of 1998, Carmel's Household Hazardous Waste facility is administered by the City of Carmel Water-Wastewater Utility. "The City of Carmel's Household Hazardous Waste Disposal facility is very pleased to offer Carmel citizens and Carmel Utilities’ customers a safe, convenient way to get rid of household hazardous waste," said Mayor Jim Brainard.
Items such as solvents, pesticides and paint products can pose fire hazards and, if not disposed of properly, may threaten local waterways and groundwater. Because of increasing concern for the environment, and the desire to not simply send these types of items to a landfill, the Household Hazardous Waste program has been increasing in popularity since its inception. This program is offered free-of-charge to City of Carmel residents and/or Carmel Utilities residential customers. Heritage Environmental Services collects the hazardous items dropped off at the Carmel facility for further recycling or proper disposal.
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
Please click here for the hours and phone number of the HHWD facility.
Please click here for a complete list of items accepted at the HHWD facility.
Please click here for information concerning the medical sharps program.
Please click here for a complete list of recycling accepted at the HHWD facility.