Shredding and Recycling Event Returns April 23 to Carmel • Current Editions


The Carmel Shred-it event, which also includes recycling electronics and disposing of prescription drugs, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 23 in the parking lot of Creekside Middle School, 3525 W. 126th St. .

A donation of $5 is requested per banker size container or equivalent. Donations will benefit Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana. Recommended documents to be shredded include those that have a signature, account number, social security number, medical or legal information.

The recycling depot will be managed by Technology Recyclers. There will be a $20 charge per computer monitor or television. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

The following items will be accepted:

  • All computers, servers, peripherals, cabling, cables, backup batteries, monitors, televisions
  • All electronic devices (telephones, stereos, headphones, DVD players, all small appliances, IT equipment including hubs, switches, servers, routers, racks, etc.)
  • Office equipment including fax machines, photocopiers, telephone systems
  • Industrial electronics, test equipment, medical equipment and major appliances

As part of the city’s garbage collection program with Republic Services, bulky item depot will be available free of charge to Carmel Utilities garbage customers (ID or utility bill required). No electronic waste or devices containing freon will be accepted in the disposal of bulk items. Paints, bulbs, tires, landscape waste, sharp objects and ammunition will not be accepted.

Items that can be dropped off include:

  • lawn equipment
  • Rug
  • Furniture
  • Grills (no propane tanks)
  • Water heater
  • Swings
  • Mattress

Police officers will be on hand to collect unused and expired pharmaceuticals for proper disposal.


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