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Dedicated to Improving the Environment
Dedicated to Improving the Environment
Porter County Recycling provides services and educational programs to help the residents of Porter County reduce, reuse and recycle.

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.

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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58 DAYS UNTIL.... 2024 NWI Earth Day Celebration!
There is still time to register for the following
🌎vendor
🖌rain barrel design contest participating teacher
📦reuse fair benefitting organization
♻ volunteer
🌧You can also purchase a rain barrel of your choice to pick up at the event
View registrations here: https://portercountyrecycling.org/earth-day/

58 DAYS UNTIL.... 2024 NWI Earth Day Celebration!
There is still time to register for the following
🌎vendor
🖌rain barrel design contest participating teacher
📦reuse fair benefitting organization
♻ volunteer
🌧You can also purchase a rain barrel of your choice to pick up at the event
View registrations here: portercountyrecycling.org/earth-day/
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DID YOU KNOW? If your recycling bin is full or you do not have a bin, you can visit the following places to dispose of your recyclables. ♻ Take a look at our website for more info: https://portercountyrecycling.org/drop-off-recycling-locations/

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DID YOU KNOW? If your recycling bin is full or you do not have a bin, you can visit the following places to dispose of your recyclables. ♻ Take a look at our website for more info: portercountyrecycling.org/drop-off-recycling-locations/

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Valentines Day recycling tips: 
❤️Tissue paper cannot be recycled 
❤️Metallic or glittery wrapping paper cannot be recycled 
❤️Reuse gift bags
❤️Recycle any cardboard
❤️Compost your flowers, dry out the petals for decor, make potpourri, or you can even make a hydrating rose water face mist with rose petals!

Valentine's Day recycling tips:
❤️Tissue paper cannot be recycled
❤️Metallic or glittery wrapping paper cannot be recycled
❤️Reuse gift bags
❤️Recycle any cardboard
❤️Compost your flowers, dry out the petals for decor, make potpourri, or you can even make a hydrating rose water face mist with rose petals!
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