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Put Leftover Chemicals In Their Place!
Put Leftover Chemicals In Their Place!
Dispose of household chemicals, batteries, gasoline, pesticides, smoke detectors and so much more at our next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event!

Visit a Compost Site

Recycle a wide range of household items, drop off organic yard waste, pick up mulch and compost, and more! Select a location to learn more; note that the Boone Grove and Portage Compost Sites are closed for the season between December and March.

Upcoming Events

Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Portage High School
Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Portage High School
August 13, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Portage High School
6450 US-6
Portage, IN 46368
Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Porter County Expo
Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Porter County Expo
October 8, 2022
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Porter County Expo Center
215 E. Division
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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Where Can I Recycle It?

Whether you have coffee cans full of used batteries, a collection of old eyeglasses, a pile of tires, or something else to dispose of, we can help. Discover drop-off locations for some of our most requested items and search our directory for more unusual items.

Education

Porter County Recycling offers educational, interactive programs designed to help adults and children learn about topics ranging from recycling to composting to the contributions that insects make in breaking down waste. Our K-8 programs are free to Porter County Schools and meet Indiana State Academic Standards.

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Happy National Book Lovers Day! ๐Ÿ“šโค๏ธ

Did you know...when you finish a book, you can drop off paperbacks or hardbacks in a Discover Books collection box at either the Valparaiso or Portage compost sites? Click this link to see how your books will be resold, redistributed, or recycled!

https://www.discoverbooks.com/Our-Program-How-It-Works-s/2516.htm

 Now, what has been your favorite summer read so far?

Happy National Book Lovers Day! ๐Ÿ“šโค๏ธ

Did you know...when you finish a book, you can drop off paperbacks or hardbacks in a Discover Books collection box at either the Valparaiso or Portage compost sites? Click this link to see how your books will be resold, redistributed, or recycled!

www.discoverbooks.com/Our-Program-How-It-Works-s/2516.htm

Now, what has been your favorite summer read so far?
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I started the original Nancy drew series at my local library

Congratulations to our #plasticfreejuly winner, Elaine White! Thank you for doing your part to live plastic free! 

Stop by our office: 155 Indiana Ave, Suite 314, Monday โ€“ Friday 8:30am-4:30pm to pick up your Takenaka Bento Box prize! ๐ŸŽ‰

Congratulations to our #plasticfreejuly winner, Elaine White! Thank you for doing your part to live plastic free!

Stop by our office: 155 Indiana Ave, Suite 314, Monday โ€“ Friday 8:30am-4:30pm to pick up your Takenaka Bento Box prize! ๐ŸŽ‰
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The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is seeking bids to conduct an internal audit of district operations and services and the potential for expansion of services. There will be a pre-bid meeting, Monday, August 8th at 9am at the Porter County Administrative Building, 155 Indiana Ave, Ste. 314. Valparaiso, IN.

Click here to learn more: https://portercountyrecycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/RFP-draft-for-internal-audit.docx.pdf

The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is seeking bids to conduct an internal audit of district operations and services and the potential for expansion of services. There will be a pre-bid meeting, Monday, August 8th at 9am at the Porter County Administrative Building, 155 Indiana Ave, Ste. 314. Valparaiso, IN.

Click here to learn more: portercountyrecycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/RFP-draft-for-internal-audit.docx.pdf
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