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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction

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 or call 465-3694.

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