Mishawaka Organic Center

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The Organic Resource and Household Hazardous Waste Center in Mishawaka will open for the season beginning Saturday, April 16, 2022.


Mishawaka's Organic Center, is located at 1105 E. 5th Street. Regular hours are Tuesday - Saturday from 8:30am - 3:15pm. The Center will close for the winter season, normally mid-December thru mid-April. 

Grass, Brush, and Leaves

The Center will accept grass, brush and leaves for Mishawaka residents only.  

Household Hazardous Waste

In partnership with The St. Joseph County Solid Waste District, the Center will accept household hazardous waste such as paint, cleaners, oils, gasoline, and electronics. This service is available to the residents of the City of Mishawaka as well as residents of St. Joseph County. 

Household hazardous waste can also be taken to the Household Hazardous Waste Center at St. Joseph County Waste Management located at 828 Kerr St. in South Bend, IN. 

Other Recyclables

The Organic Center no longer accepts bottles, cans, newspapers, cardboard or other common household products for recycling. Mishawaka residents can recycle those products through the city's Curbside Recycling Program.



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Mishawaka, IN  46544

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