Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Announces Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District has announced the dates for its annual series of Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days. Household Hazardous Waste or “HHW” are unwanted products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients that require special care upon disposal.

The District sponsors collection days throughout the year that allow Porter County residents to safely dispose of these materials. Acceptable materials include household cleaners, pesticides, kerosene, gasoline, oil-based paints, antifreeze, solvents and much more. A longer list of accepted items can be found at www.portercountyrecycling.org.

The dates and collection sites are as follows:

Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso
May 2nd
9am to 2pm

Portage High School
June 13th
9am to 2pm

Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton
June 27th
9am to 2pm

Kouts Middle/High School
July 18th
9am to 2pm

Portage High School
August 1st
9am to 2pm

Porter County Expo Center
October 10th
9am to 2pm