Hebron, IN – The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County will host the fourth household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Hebron Elementary/Middle School located at 307 S. Main Street Hebron, IN. The event will take place from 9am to 2pm CST.
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.
Porter County residents can dispose of clean and dry plastic bags, plastic film wraps, grocery bags and plastic wrapping. Water softener bags will not be accepted for recycling.
At the event residents can dispose products containing: corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive substances. Common household hazardous waste items include anti-freeze, motor oil, batteries (household & automotive), medications, oil based paints, deck stains, solvents, pool chemicals, pesticides, diesel fuel, and household smoke detectors.
Items NOT accepted at this event include electronics, latex paint, tires, grill propane cylinders, and large containers over 55 gallons in size. Visit www.PorterCountyRecycling.org for a complete list of accepted items.
For those unable to participate on July 17, 2021 the fifth household hazardous waste collection event is scheduled for Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Portage High School, located at 6450 US-6, Portage, IN. The event will take place from 9am to 2pm CST.
For more information on Porter County collection events, contact the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County at (219) 465-3694, or visit www.PorterCountyRecycling.org.