Carmel Recycling Options




Find out where to recycle your stuff with this extensive listing of drop-off sites.

Carmel Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling
901 N. Rangeline Rd., Carmel, near the Dairy Queen
Open Tues-Fri  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sat 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

For Carmel apartment and condominium residents only

  • Aluminum & metal cans
  • Cardboard & paperboard
  • Plastics#1 Plastics#2 Plastics#3 Plastics#4 Plastics#5 Plastics#6 Plastics#7 Plastics
  • Plastic shopping bags
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Phone books, office & school papers, catalogs
  • Please rinse cans, plastic and glass containers.
  • Dumping of unaccepted items will affect program success.
Check out these videos on Substitutions for Hazardous Household Products


Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling
1717 Pleasant St., Noblesville   46060
Recycle bins open everyday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Business hours for hazardous waste and electronics  T-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Sat. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Accepts all of the above items
  • Grass clippings (no leaves)
  • Household Paint Products. Cleaners, Pesticides, Herbicides, Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • View full list of accepted items




Abitibi "Paper Retriever" Dumpsters
Yellow and green dumpsters at Kroger and most area churches

  • All school/office papers, newspapers, magazines & mail
  • No phone books
  • Proceeds go to church where dumpster is located. Paper is remanufactured into 100% recycled content newsprint.


Createc- Indianapolis
6835 Guion Rd., Indianapolis 46268  
Open 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for drop-off
  • White #6 styrofoam


  • Metals
Kroger, Lowes, Marsh, Meijer, O'Maila's, Trader Joe's and Walmart Stores


  • plastics #5 Plastics
  • Brita® pitcher filters
  • Wine Corks
  • Cell Phones
  • Paper and plastic bags


ROCK-TENN Company (formerly Indianapolis Recycled Fiber)
1775 S. West St. Indianapolis   46225
Recycling bins open 24/7
  • Plastics#1 Plastics#2 Plastics#3 Plastics#4 Plastics#5 Plastics#6 Plastics#7 Plastics
  • Aluminum & metal cans
  • Cardboard & paperboard
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Newspapers, magazines, phone books, paper, mail



2695 Cicero Rd, Noblesville, IN 46060
(317) 773-3350
  • Yard Waste
PrimeLife Enrichment Center
Prime Life is no longer accepting recycling items.


Electronic Items
Effective January 1, 2011, Indiana law bans electronics in trash.

  • Car Seats - out of date (expired) infant &  child restraints. Goodwill will take expired car seats in for recycling and definitely not for re-sale!
  • If you are looking to recycle an odd item not listed here, please check out the sources below and let us know what you find out so we can post it here to share with others.

Need to recycle something not listed here? Check out these resources.
  • KIBI's map-linked  Recycle and Reuse Guide
  • ARD's Recycle in your Community just enter item and zip code
  • Earth911 - just enter item and zip code
  • Indiana Recycling Coalition (317) 632-5915 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Have more or updated recycling information? Let us know and we'll share it with others!