Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Center

  1. PLEASE, Register Your Visit in Advance

    To drop-off household wastes such as chemicals, paint, TVs, electronics, Freon containing materials, tires, etc., please register your visit in advance.  This enables us to still collect township data, predict drop-off volumes, staff our facility accordingly and support justification for our program.    For more information on what we do and do not accept please visit the "Materials Accepted" part of our website under the HHW Drop-Off Center tab. 

    Register Your Visit for HHW Drop-Off Center

The General Recycling Area is self-serve and open the same days and hours as the HHW Drop-Off Center.  Tuesday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 1pm.  CLOSED Sunday & Monday.  This service is for Hamilton County Residents ONLY.  No Businesses or Contractors.  No outside of Hamilton County residents allowed.   To know what can be accepted in that area visit Republic’s Recycling Website

Alternative Disposal Options for Your Household Waste

Electronics

Take any electronics such as TVs, wires, Christmas lights, small appliances, gaming systems, computers, phones, etc. to Technology Recyclers, Green Wave, or Recycle Force.   

Used Oil

O'Reilys and Autozone will take used oil from the public.  

Scrap Metal & Freon Containing Materials

Even when we are open we do not take scrap metal. You can take things like refrigerators, A/C units, ovens, automotive batteries, dishwashers, water heaters, electronic cords and metal based electronics (other than TVs) to scrap metal recyclers such as Ace Scrap Metal  (317) 758-5495.  You may even receive money for your materials!

Latex Paint

Is not a hazardous waste and can be safely dried out at home and put in your curbside trash container.   https://youtu.be/yXFYvZpCsQ4 

Tires

Take to USA Tire located at 1367 S 10th St, Noblesville (317-770-3056).  Charges Apply.  

Batteries and Light Bulbs

Can be taken to Batteries Plus Bulbs for recycling. 

Ink Cartridges, Cell Phones, Small Electronics, and Rechargeable Batteries

Take to Staples

Sharps Waste

There are few places to take filled sharps storage containers but if you need more before we reopen you can buy them on amazon or at CVS, Walgreens or Walmart.

Before you visit 

Our facilities and services are FREE for Hamilton County residents turning in their personal household hazardous or recyclable waste (No businesses/contractors waste allowed).  If you are a business (contractor, school, municipality, commercial business, etc.) work directly with a hazardous waste vendor such as Caldwell Environmental Services or Heritage Environmental for proper disposal of your waste. If you are business that has recycling such as cardboard work directly with a recycling vendor for proper disposal.  Outside of Hamilton County residents go to http://www.aiswmd.org/  to find your district.

Materials Accepted and Services Provided for Hamilton County Residents

  • HHW Drop-off Center:  We will accept typical household wastes that are considered hazardous such as fuels, oils, rechargeable batteries, mercury containing bulbs, cleaners, paints, pesticides, electronics, freon appliances, sharps, and tires. 
  • e-Waste Recycling:  Household electronics such as TVs, Microwaves, Computers, Small Appliances, and cords maybe be turned into the program. Limit 5 TVs a year.
  • Paint Disposal:  Latex paint is not a hazardous waste. Empty and dry cans may be disposed of at home in curbside trash containers. Full cans of latex or oil based paints and stains may be turned into the HHW Drop-Off Center.
  • General Recycling Area: We maintain a self-serve area for all county residents to deposit general household recyclables. Find out what can be recycled here.
  • Sharps Disposal Program: We will accept used and empty sharps or lancets Sharps MUST be in an approved sharps container to be accepted.  We will give an empty sharps container back free of charge for each container turned in.  If you are ONLY bringing sharps, we will not require an appointment.  However, please wait patiently if someone is in the middle of their appointment to approach the drop-off area. If you try to drop-off anything more than just sharps containers you will be asked to make an appointment.  
  • Paper Shred Days: The HHW Drop-off Center provides Paper Shred Days four times a years to county residents.

Location

We are at 1717 Pleasant Street, Ste. 200, Noblesville. Immediately west of the Hamilton County Extension Office and 4-H Fair Grounds. 

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Household Hazardous Waste Building