Household Hazardous Waste

Remember that the HHW Center in Mishawaka will be closed the week of October 29, 2017 and reopen at 828 Kerr St. South Bend IN 46601 on November 6, 2017  New hours 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday
Saturday 8:00-12:00


St. Joseph is home to a permanent Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection facility which accepts various residential materials on a free drop-off basis.

The Solid Waste Management District's Household Hazardous Waste Program has two main goals:
  1. To educate the public about household hazardous waste.
  2. To make available safe and acceptable disposal options for household hazardous waste.

Drop Off Hazardous Waste

Located in South Bend, 828 Kerr St., 46601 M-F 8:30-4 and Saturday 8-12 

Electronics from businesses and institutions will be accepted only through prior arrangements with the district. St. Joseph County residents will be able to deliver electronics to the HHW sites during regular business hours.

The HHW will be closed on the following days:
  • December 25 and 26, 2017
  • January 1, 2018
  • January 15, 2018
  • February 19, 2018
  • March 30, 2018
  • May 28, 2018