Dispose (the right way) of appliances, household wastes, tires, documents to shred and more at Sept. 22 collection

Solid Waste District photo of a recent collection

Bring your items for disposal to the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s Fall 5-in-1 Collection Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event takes place at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds.

Accepted items will include household hazardous waste (cleaners, varnishes and such), electronics, appliances, tires, and documents to shred onsite.

Regarding tires, the first 4 standard car or truck tires are free; $1 each for every additional standard tire. A $5 fee is charged per tire for farm and semi tires. Tires 54 inches or over (tread to tread) are $75.

All household hazardous waste liquids must be in containers 5 gallons or fewer.

For more information, call 219-326-0014 or email sgeeburns@solidwastedistrict.com.

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