Household Hazardous Waste

There are two locations to serve the citizens of St. Joseph County:

828 Kerr St. South Bend 46601. Hours 8:30-4 Monday-Friday, 8-12 Saturday.

1105 E Fifth St. Mishawaka 46544. Hours 8-3:00 Tuesday-Saturday. 
Mishawaka last day of the season will be on Saturday, December 21. It will reopen in the spring of 2020.

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

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 in South Bend will be closed on the following days:
  • July 3 and 4, 2020 Fourth of July
  • September 7, 2020 Labor Day
  • November 3, 2020 Election Day
  • November 11, 2020 Veterans Day