Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will host the third household hazardous waste collection event of the season on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton. The event will take place from 9am to 2pm CST.  Participants are asked to enter the event from 5th Street. The event will feature a free gas can exchange. Porter County residents can exchange old gas cans for eco-friendly 2.5 gallon gas cans. Supplies are limited. Gas cans will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. In addition to household hazardous waste items, residents can dispose of clean and dry plastic bags, plastic film wraps, grocery bags and plastic wrapping. The district says water softener bags will not be accepted for recycling.  Visit www.PorterCountyRecycling.org for a complete list of accepted items.
For those unable to participate on June 26, 2021 the fourth household hazardous waste collection event is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Hebron Elementary/Middle School. The event will take place from 9am to 2pm CST.  For more information on Porter County collection events, contact the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County at (219) 465-3694, or visit www.PorterCountyRecycling.org .