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Waste Collection Day Coming

(La Porte County, IN) - La Porte County residents have an upcoming opportunity for a good cleaning up of their properties.


The La Porte County Solid Waste District is holding its 7-In-1 recycling event on Saturday at the La Porte County Fairgrounds. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., people can bring appliances, household hazardous waste, bagged Styrofoam and cardboard along with other items for disposal. The materials will be collected and hauled away for recycling.


Tires will also be accepted but under a 50-tire limit.  There will be no charge for the first four standard car and truck tires.


Paper documents can also be brought in for shredding.  Various electronic items are among the other items that will be accepted.


Household hazardous waste items accepted include various solvents and cleaners, batteries, kerosene and gasoline along with oil based paints and aerosols.


Contact the La Porte County Solid Waste District for more information at (219) 326-0014.

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