Join us for this ninth annual event, the largest Earth Day event in Northwest Indiana!

This regional tradition connects attendees with environmental organizations, exhibitors, businesses and vendors that engage them in fun and entertaining ways, educating them on living greener and becoming more environmentally-conscious.


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Order your rain barrels and pick them up Sunday, May 18

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Compost sites open for business!

Drop off/pick up material

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Are you interested in learning more about

Porter County Master Recyclers/Composters?

Fall 2014 program TBD

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New School Program

Pollution Tunnel

Educators, our new program will help your students understand storm sewers and the pollution that can contaminate lakes, streams and other bodies of water.

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It's easy to offer recycling at your event

Collecting recyclables at events is simple and easy. The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County loans out ClearStream recycling collection containers FOR FREE to allow for the easy collection of recyclables at any type of event. Our event containers are perfect for festivals, church events, concerts, graduation parties, fundraisers, etc. You'll demonstrate your commitment to the environment and to your guests with just a few easy steps:

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Our FREE programs are aligned

with Indiana State

Science and Social Studies

Academic Standards

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Our Mission Statement

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is an agency dedicated to improving the environment and quality of life for Porter County residents by providing convenient, voluntary waste reduction services. The District works to promote environmental stewardship among individuals and businesses through education programs, waste reduction services and other outreach programs to meet the statutory and waste reduction goals set by the State of Indiana.


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