Hazardous Waste Collection – Porter County

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Date(s) - 06/27/2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Porter County Expo Center


     All Porter County residents are invited to this event to properly dispose of their household hazardous waste or “HHW.”   “Household Hazardous Waste” is unwanted products containing corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients that require special care upon disposal.

     Items accepted include: Aerosols, anti-freeze, cooking oil, motor oil, batteries (household and automotive), corrosives, mercury containing products (fluorescent tubes, CFLs, thermometers, thermostats, etc) oil-based paint, thinners and solvents, pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and other poisons, diesel fuel, gasoline, kerosene, other flammable liquids, ammunition and expired medications.

     Items NOT accepted include: Latex Paint, electronics, explosives, asbestos, barbecue propane tanks, containers larger than five gallons, commercial hazardous waste, controlled substances and tires*

     For a complete list of accepted materials, visit www.PorterCountyRecycling.org or call 219-465-3694.

*tire collections are offered at specific events.