Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Gate Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday
Open the third Saturday of the month (excluding December, January and February), from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Residential Use Only
Location: 13 W 73rd Ave
Residents must present proof that they reside in Merrillville at Public Works office before dumping.
Branches, leaves and all other yard waste
The red Paul’s dumpster is for disposal of the following items only, at no cost.
Washers & Dryers
Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers
Car & small truck tires (NO SEMI TRUCK TIRES)
Commercial dumping will not be accepted.
Items that are not permitted
Oil drums/Oxygen tanks
Toxic or contaminated waste/Regulated hazardous waste
Railroad ties containing creosote
Computer monitors (can be recycled at electronic/computer stores)
Regulated special waste
Items containing CFCs & PCBs
Off spec products
Please contact Lake County Solid Waste Management District to find out where you can dispose of the above items at 769-3820.