Carmel event: Electronics recycling, document shredding and used book drive


An electronics recycling, shredding and used book drive event is being sponsored by a team of organizations including AARP, Carmel Utilities, Carmel Police Department, Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana, Carmel Green Teens, Technology Recyclers, and Wish-TV. This event will be held on Saturday April 25th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Creekside Middle School parking lot at the SE corner of W. 126th and Shelborne Road (Note this is a new location)


Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes today and most identity information is still obtained through hard copy paper sources. Shredding significantly reduces your risk when disposing of confidential information. It is recommended that you shred any documents that include a signature, account number, social security number, medical or legal information.

The on-site shredding is sponsored by Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana. A donation is requested of $5 per bankers sized box or equivalent. All proceeds benefit Crime Stoppers.

Electronics & Appliance Recycling:

The recycling drop-off event will be managed by Technology Recyclers. The following items will be accepted: All Computers, servers, peripherals, wiring, cable, battery backups, monitors, TVs ($5 charge per CRT/tube monitor or TV), all electronics, phones, stereos, headsets, dvd players, any small appliance, IT equipment including hubs, switches, servers, routers, racks etc, Office equipment including fax machines, copiers phone systems, Industrial electronics, test equipment, medical equipment, and appliances.

Book Donations:

At the drop off event the Carmel Green Teens will accept donations of gently used books for the Indy Reads program. Accepted items include gently used fiction and nonfiction, paperbacks, hardcovers, DVDs, audiobooks, and children’s books. They cannot accept encyclopedia sets, old textbooks, VHS tapes, magazines, or badly damaged items.


Unfortunately, this event will not include the drug drop-off offered by the Drug Enforcement Agency as it has in the past. Crime Stoppers will not be able to take back prescription medications during this event.


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