Date(s) - 10/09/2021
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.
The event will feature a free gas can exchange sponsored by NIRPC – the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission. Area 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.
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.
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