International Compost Awareness Week

Did you know that the first full week of May is celebrated as International Compost Awareness Week? Composting is an excellent way of recycling organic materials such as grass clippings, yard waste, and food scraps to create a nutrient-rich soil amendment. During this week, Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction celebrates by providing free compost …

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Congrats to Our Newest Master Recycler

A Valparaiso resident successfully completed all the requirements to become Porter County’s newest Certified Master Recycler. Jane Biuckie was recognized at the July 9 Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction board meeting. She completed 30 volunteer hours, thereby achieving all requirements of the Porter County Master Recycler Program, sponsored by the district. Biuckie fulfilled her …

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Porter County Recycling Sites Have Changed

Plagued by bad behavior at six drop-off recycling sites, Porter County Recycling staff has changed the way the agency operates its service. The drop-off sites provide new boxes with locked lids that feature restricted openings to help discourage contamination; however, service changes may not stop there if user behavior doesn’t improve. GET THE RECYCLING GUIDELINES HERE! “If the behavior …

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