Beginning December 12th, 2022 Portage and Boone Grove Compost Sites will be closed for the
season. The Valparaiso compost site is open year-round for recycling, yard waste, and electronic
drop off Monday-Saturday 8-4pm.
In observance of Thanksgiving weekend, the District office, Portage Compost Site, and Boone
Grove Compost Site will be closed Thursday through Sunday, November 24-27 th 2022.
Valparaiso Compost Site will only be closed Thursday, November 24th 2022 and will re-open
8am Friday November 25th, 2022.
Valparaiso Compost Site Hours (2150 W Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385):
Monday through Saturday: 8am—4pm.
Portage Compost Site Hours (6451 US Highway 12, Portage, IN 46368):
Monday through Saturday: 8am—4pm through December 10 th 2022.
Boone Grove Compost Site (546 S 400 W, Valparaiso, IN 46385):
Monday through Saturday 8am-4pm through December 10th 2022.
The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County manages three public compost
sites throughout the county where residents can drop off yard waste and pick up nutrient-rich
compost and/or mulch for gardening. For more information, contact the Recycling and Waste
Reduction District of Porter County at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit