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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events
for all Porter County residents
Saturday, July 6
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Westchester Intermediate School
1050 S. 5th St., Chesterton
All Porter County residents are invited to this event to
properly dispose of their household hazardous waste
or “HHW,” 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 auto-
motive); 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: Explosives, asbestos, grill propane cylinders, containers
larger than five gallons, commercial hazardous waste, controlled substances and latex
For a complete list of accepted materials, visit
www.PorterCountyRecycling.org or call 465-3694.