PORTER COUNTY - The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, October 10th from 9am to 2pm at the Porter County Expo Center and Fairgrounds at 215 E Division Rd in Valparaiso.
The district will also be collecting used tires as well as clean and dry plastic bags during this event.
Typically tires are collected in early spring, but due to Covid-19, tire collection will take place at the October 10th Household Hazardous Waste event.
Residents may bring up to 4 tires under 20 inches for free.
Household hazardous waste are unwanted products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients that require special care upon disposal.
Acceptable materials include household cleaners, pesticides, kerosene, gasoline, oil-based paints, antifreeze, solvents and much more.
Electronics and Latex paint will NOT be accepted at this event.
Residents are advised to use caution and continue to observe all social distancing guidelines.