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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Earth Day Exhibitors


2012 Exhibitors

Au Naturel Market
Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
Ben Franklin Middle School
Champion Windows
Coffee Creek Watershed
Duneland School Corporation
East Wind Acupuncture
Friends of the Dunes
Garden Path
Gia Wellness
Gibson Woods Chapter Wild Ones Native Plants
Girl Scouts
Greatlakes Greyhounds
Healthy Living Solutions
Hen Duck Meow
Hollow Studio
IN/IL Sea Grant
Independent Cat Society
Indiana 811
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes State Park
Indiana Gourd Society
It Works
Kaufmann Chiropractic
Kim's Chocolates
Moraine Ridge Wildlife
Mothering By Nature
NWI Green Building Alliance
NWI Paddling Association
Opportunity Enterprises Secure Shred
Porter County Animal Shelter
Porter County Chapter Izaak Walton League
Porter County Farm Bureau Inc.
Porter County Master Gardeners Association
Porter County Soil and Water Conservation District
Qi Balance
Recycle Cycle
Recycled Granite - My Choice Recycling
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Save the Dunes
Scented Seasons
Shirley Heinze Land Trust
Sierra Club Dunelands Group
Smart of Orland
South Shore Clean Cities
Staci's Beeds and Jewelry
Taltree Arboretum and Gardens
Thrifty & Chic
U.S. Aquaponics Association
USA Insulation
Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group, Inc.
Valparaiso City Utilities
Valparaiso Green Drinks
Valparaiso High School
Valparaiso Parks
Valpo Lakes Area Conservancy District and City
Weaver Organics
Wegener Steel
World of Wellness - Shaklee
Young Living Essential Oils
Your Values Magazine


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