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Household Hazardous Waste

Last hazardous waste collection scheduled for Aug. 9

PORTAGE | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will help Porter County residents dispose of their old pesticides, gasoline, CFLs and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients at the last household hazardous waste collection event o…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Trash turning into treasure for area waste districts

Trash turning into treasure for area waste districts

Jeff Langbehn took a look back at 2013 figures for the Lake County Solid Waste Management District early this year and was pleased with what he saw.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Schools compete with recycled paint artworks

Schools compete with recycled paint artworks

The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County will mark America Recycles Day on Nov. 15 by opening up online voting for the first Recycled Latex Paint School Art Contest.

November 03, 2013 12:00 am
County recycling districts offer different service levels

County recycling districts offer different service levels

With vastly differing budgets, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District and the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District are worlds apart in what they can offer people who recycle.

March 24, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Household hazardous waste collection scheduled in northeast Porter County

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will help Porter County residents safely dispose of their old pesticides, gasoline, CFLs and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients at the last 2012 household hazardous waste collection event…

October 21, 2012 12:00 am

Munster collecting household hazardous waste on Saturday

MUNSTER | A household hazardous waste collection will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the public works garage, 508 Fisher St.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
KATHY LUTHER: Use chemicals with care to reduce harmful effects

KATHY LUTHER: Use chemicals with care to reduce harmful effects

You probably already know that many of the common household products used for cleaning, home improvement, pest control or other purposes need to be handled with care. Yet despite label language such as "Danger," "Caution," "Warning" or "Toxic," we can get so used to household chemicals that …

February 16, 2012 12:00 am

East Chicago hosts household hazardous waste day

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago residents can dispose of hazardous waste free of charge July 29 during the city's annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, city officials said.

June 02, 2011 12:00 am
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