Electronic Disposal


The Solid Waste Management District of St. Joseph County collects obsolete electronics at the District Household Hazardous Waste (HHW).

Residents can deliver electronics M-F 8:30-4 and Saturday 8-12 at 828 Kerr St., South Bend and Tuesday-Saturday 8:30-3 1105 E. Fifth St., Mishawaka. Electronics from businesses or institutions will be accepted only through prior arrangement with the District.

All electronics are accepted free of charge.

Large Items

The following types of large items are accepted:

  • Arcade size video games
  • Camcorders
  • Desk top PCs and accessories
  • Fax machines
  • Pinball machines
  • Power tools
  • Scales (electronic)
  • Scanners
  • Sewing machines
  • Speakers
  • TVs
  • Typewriters/word processors
  • Video game consoles (examples: VCR/laser disc players, Nintendo, Sony Play Station, Microsoft Xbox)
  • Microwaves

Small Items

The following small items are accepted:

  • Adding machines
  • Ballasts
  • Calculators
  • Cameras (film and digital)
  • Game Boys
  • Joy sticks/game controls
  • Palm organizers
  • Portable CD players
  • Postage machines
  • Radios
  • Telephones and answering machines
  • Uninterrupted power supply