• Porter County Recycling Announces America Recycles Day Plans

    Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County will appear at Strack and Van Til stores
    November 15th, 2022 to highlight America Recycles Day, a holiday that recognizes the importance and
    impact of recycling and reducing waste. The team will visit the following three Strack and Van Til
    locations in Porter County:

    Valparaiso North– 2800 N Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN, 9-10am.

    Portage– 6046 Central Ave, Portage, IN, 10:30-11:30 am.

    Chesterton– 1600 Pioneer Trl, Chesterton, IN, 12-1pm.

    Here, shoppers will be taught the effects of plastic contamination and guidelines to commonly asked
    questions. Reusable shopping bags will be distributed during this time in efforts to reduce plastic bag
    consumption and promote reuse. Limitations may apply; one bag per family.

    The display will foreshadow future projects surrounding plastic bag reduction in Porter County.

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