Accepted Hazardous Waste Materials

For St Joseph County Residents ONLY!

Our drop off site is 828 Kerr St. South Bend and 1105 E Fifth St. Mishawaka.

The following materials will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste facility:

  • Aerosols - spray paint, insect sprays
  • Batteries - only Ni-Cad, Lithium, button cell and rechargeable batteries
  • Corrosives - lye, acids, drain cleaner
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Mercury - elemental, thermostats, switches and relays, vapor lamps
  • Paints and solvents - paints, stains, finishing oils, thinners
  • Pesticides/Herbicides - weed and grass killer, insect killers, garden chemicals
  • Poisons - mouse and rat killers, roach and ant killers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Tires- 4 per year per household
  • Waste Fuels - charcoal lighter, fuel oil, gasoline (No 55 gallon drums)
  • Waste oils and lubricants - engine, gear, coolant (No 55 gallon drums)

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